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4 June, 2018 7:46 PM Madras HC gets 12 women judges

The Madras High Court on Monday became the only High Court in the country to have as many as 12 women judges following the swearing in of seven lawyers, including a woman, as judges of the High Court. The elevations had raised the working strength of the court to 63 judges against its sanctioned strength of 75. Welcoming the new judges immediately after 112

29 May, 2018 6:57 PM Don't Take Gifts: Judge To Legal Body Providing Service To The Poor

"Panel lawyers under NSLSA should represent the needy and downtrodden and provide them free legal services," Justice Jamir said. Kohima: Judge of Gauhati High Court, Justice LS Jamir on Tuesday called upon panel lawyers under the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) not to accept any gift for their services rendered to people with legal needs 82

24 May, 2018 11:41 AM Malaysian court sentences Australian woman to death for drug smuggling

Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto’s lawyers said a three-judge panel unanimously threw out a 2017 ruling absolving her. A 54-year-old Australian woman has been sentenced to death by hanging after a Malaysian court unanimously overturned a 2017 acquittal of drug smuggling charges. Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto’s lawyers said a three-judge panel unanimously threw 16

11 May, 2018 4:37 PM Set up sexual harassment probe panels in courts: Supreme Court

Committees should be consituted within two months, High Court Chief Justices told. The apex court asked Chief Justices and Acting Chief Justices of High Courts to constitute the committee with “quiet promptitude”. The court directed that the Registrar Generals of the High Courts should file compliance reports on or before July 15. The issue would be taken 32

8 May, 2018 12:56 PM Lalu Prasad seeks parole to attend son's wedding with Aishwarya Rai

Convicted in three fodder scam cases, Lalu Prasad is currently undergoing treatment at RIMS hospital in the Jharkhand capital. Patna/Ranchi: RJD president Lalu Prasad, serving sentence in fodder scam cases, has sought a five-day parole to attend the wedding of his elder son later this week, his lawyer and one of his close aides said on Tuesday. The septuagenarian 79

6 May, 2018 6:50 PM Salman Khan's Bail Plea Hearing In Blackbuck Poaching Case Today, Reaches Jodhpur

Salman Khan is accompanied by his sister Ms Alvira, friend Mr Baba Siddiqui, and his lawyers Jodhpur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrived in Jodhpur on Sunday afternoon, a day ahead of hearing on his bail plea after his conviction in a 1998 blackbuck poaching case by a Jodhpur trial court. Mr Khan's fans were seen trying hard to get a glimpse of the Bollywood 29

5 May, 2018 9:14 AM Positive judgement: Bombay HC judge hears cases till 3:30 am before court's summer break

MUMBAI: While most judges in the Bombay High Court tried to wrap up the pending matters and urgent hearings by 5 pm on Friday, the last working day before the summer break, one judge presided over his court until the wee hours of Saturday, hearing pleas that sought urgent interim reliefs. Justice Shahrukh J Kathawalla presided over a packed courtroom 50

5 May, 2018 4:32 AM Kathua rape case lawyer gets a pat on the back from Harry Potter star Emma Watson

NEW DELHI: "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has tweeted her support to Deepika Singh Rajawat, the lawyer representing the family of the girl who was raped and murdered in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir."All power to Deepika Singh Rajawat," tweeted Watson while reacting to a photo article on the lawyer. Rajawat had claimed that she received death threats 61

22 April, 2018 9:41 PM Strikes by lawyers no answer to filling of HC vacancies: SC

The Supreme Court has taken a serious view of the strike by Calcutta High Court lawyers. New Delhi: The Supreme Court has taken a serious view of the strike by Calcutta High Court lawyers in protest against court vacancies, including non-appointment of a regular Chief Justice, which has adversely impacted its functioning. The High Court lawyers are on strike 119

20 April, 2018 6:43 PM Plea against allowing fresh law graduates to compete for Civil Judge post

Permission unconstitutional, arbitrary, unreasonable and irrational, says petitioner A public interest litigation (PIL) petition has been filed in the Madras High Court challenging the latest Civil Judges recruitment notification in so far as it permits even fresh law graduates to compete for the judicial post. Advocate M. Radhakrishnan, 68, had filed 41