Judicial Accountability: It has manifold facets including the lawyer's accountability

Bar & Bench December 2 2010

Senior Advocate, Ravi Kiran Jain discusses the linkage of judicial accountability of the Bar Associations, Bar Councils and in-turn the accountability of a lawyer.

‘We can’t talk of judicial accountability unless we talk of our own accountability as lawyers’. The phenomenon, governing the Bar has not all been enthusing. There has been an indiscriminate recruitment in the Bar; control over the Bar associations has slipped into the hands of professional office-seekers; the Bar Councils have abdicated their statutory functions under Sections6(1) and 7(1)of . . .

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