SC sets aside Punjab & Haryana HC's contempt conviction of Advocate over critical Facebook Post

Meera Emmanuel November 15 2018
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The Supreme Court on Monday set aside an order passed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court convicting an advocate for contempt over a Facebook post that was critical of a sitting judge.

In May this year, the High Court had sentenced advocate Maneesh Vashistha to a month's simple imprisonment after having found that his social media post against the judge was derogatory and . . .

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