Conviction of court clerk in bribe case quashed by HC

Conviction and one-year sentence awarded to a clerk of the HC has been set aside by Bombay High Court who was allegedly caught taking bribe after a trap was laid by the Anti-Corruption Bureau on a complaint of a lawyer.The court noted that “mischievously” setting

Disputes to be shifted to HCs commercial benches

An ordinance has been promulgated to set up commercial benches in select high courts to deal with high value business disputes. The ordinance was signed by President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday. The ordinance has been promulgated with the aim of improving the ease of doing

Cross Examination

Policeman’s cross-examined by a defense Lawyer during a felony trial. The lawyer was trying to undermine the policeman’s credibility. Q: Officer, did you see my client fleeing the scene? A: No sir. But I subsequently observed a person matching the description of the offender, running

Karl Renner

Karl Renner was born on 14 December 1870, at Unter-Tannowitz in Bohemia. He was of peasant stock, but studied law at the University of Vienna. Renner was elected a deputy to the parliament in 1907.  Following the November revolution that ousted the Habsburg monarchy, Renner

Lawyers at Bank

Two lawyers are in a bank, when, suddenly, armed robbers burst in. While several of the robbers take the money from the tellers, others line the customers, including the lawyers, up against a wall, and proceed to take their wallets, watches, etc. While this is

Lawyer’s advice.

Despite his best efforts, the lawyer’s client was convicted of murder and sentenced to die in the electric chair. On the eve of his execution, the convict called his attorney for last-minute advice. He was told, “Don’t sit down.”

Lawyer’s son

The lawyer’s son wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps, so he went to law school. He graduated with honors, and then went home to join his father’s firm. At the end of his first day at work he rushed into his father’s office and