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The Delhi High Court quashed the FIR registered against the law intern who projected himself as a proxy counsel on the instructions of his Advocate and the Court observed that the law interns who were merely students should be counselled, properly informed, and instructed instead of registering FIRs against them.

Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court: In a suo motu contempt application against an Advocate, the division bench of Ashwani Kumar Mishra and Shiv Shanker

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If the Court would allow such an interpretation, then this provision would become redundant, and a floodgate of law graduates, who may not be enrolled with the bar councils to become an ‘advocate’ but are still practicing law, would pour in. The purpose of keeping the proceedings fact-based and free expert legal advisory, would be lost.

Tis Hazari Court
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“Questioning the honesty of a person is the worst form of accusation and the same can have a serious detrimental effect on the reputation of a person. It would harm the reputation of any person, and especially an advocate, in the estimation of the right-thinking members of society. There is no doubt that such a statement is per se defamatory.”

Karnataka High Court
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Karnataka High Court: While deciding the instant petition seeking quashment of complaint against a Senior Advocate, wherein it was alleged that he

Delhi High Court
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    Delhi High Court: In a case filed by the petitioners challenging the vires of Section 17 of the Maintenance and

Delhi High Court
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    Delhi High Court: In a case filed by Shilpi Chaudhary (‘petitioner’) seeking quashing of FIR, which was registered alleging offences

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“The statutory provision goes to emphasise that the court is not a hapless bystander in the derailment of justice. Quite to the contrary, the court has a vital role to discharge in ensuring that the cause of discovering truth as an aid in the realization of justice is manifest.” 

Calcutta High Court
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Calcutta High Court: The Division Bench of Prakash Shrivastava, CJ. and Rajarshi Bharadwaj, J. took cognizance of a writ petition which was

Madras High Court
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Advocates, in addition to being professionals, are also officers of the courts and play a vital role in the administration of justice.

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Allahabad High Court: In an alleged sexual assault case, Samit Gopal, J., noted that allegations of sexual assault were against a practicing

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Supreme Court: The 3-Bench comprising of Uday Umesh Lalit, S. Ravindra Bhat and P.S. Narasimha, JJ., issued notice to Madhya Pradesh government

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: Anuja Prabhudessai, J., expressed that an advocate as an Officer of the Court is under an obligation to maintain

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: Stating that it is the duty of every Advocate to uphold professional integrity so that citizens can legally secure

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Himachal Pradesh High Court: A Division Bench of Mohammad Rafiq CJ. and Jyotsna Rewal Dua, JJ. disposed of the petition and directed

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court: The Division Bench of K. Kalyanasundaram and R. Hemalatha, JJ., expressed that, the Government advocate being the representative of

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“The right to practice a profession, also being a fundamental right, a balance has to be maintained between the same and the requirement to monitor the legal profession for its better ethics.”

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Delhi High Court: While expressing its opinion on the position of an advocate in law, C. Hari Shankar, J., expressed that, There

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Delhi High Court: Prathiba M. Singh, J., observed that an advocate who is engaged by a client has to play only one role,