Judgements in Electronic Form : Digital SCR

The Supreme Court has brought out the Digital Supreme Court Reports. It is a digital version of the official law report of the judgements of the Supreme Court of India. It presents judgments in a digital, open-access format which is useful for the law students, lawyers, and the wider public.

Transfer of an Advocate to another State

Applicant shall apply for No Objection Certificate and copy of the State Roll from the State Bar Council where he has enrolled. After obtaining the above said No Objection Certificate and copy of the State Roll, applicant shall file an application before the Bar Council of India in Form C (under Section 18 of the Advocates Act) along with the D.D. for Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) drawn in favour of ‘Bar Council of India’ payable at New Delhi.

Advocates have no right to Boycott the Court

The Supreme Court (SC) says with unequivocal clarity that advocates have no right to strike and/or give a call for boycott of court proceedings. The Advocates have no right to abstain from appearing in court in cases in which they hold vakalat for the parties. It is a quite unprofessional practice for a lawyer.

Maneka Gandhi judgment simplified

The judgment in Maneka Gandhi case ( Maneka Gandhi v Union of India: AIR 1978 SC 597) was a landmark judgment in the judicial history of India. It was a conscious attempt on the part of the Supreme Court (SC) in restoring the people’s faith in the judiciary which reached at its low in the seventies, particularly after the ADM Jabalpur judgment which is considered to be the most infamous judgment in India.

Need to Develop Skills in Legal Drafting

A lawyer needs to write a lot compared to any other professional. Writing is a skill which anyone can acquire. Without good drafting skills no lawyer can survive. Writing is not just confined to constructing grammatically perfect sentences, with proper spelling and punctuation. It is much more than that.