Lawyers' verification: "Don't worry, we will take care of it", Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan February 10 2017

In a major development today in the challenge to the BCI (Certificate of Practice) Verification Rules, 2015, which mandates the verification of lawyers, the Supreme Court has allowed the Bar Council of India to implead all the universities as parties to the case.

The Court has allowed the BCI to publish an advertisement in one English newspaper and different regional newspapers, asking universities to join the case. An order to that effect was passed by Bench of Justices PC Ghose and Rohinton Fali Nariman . . .

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