Costs for misleading court: Supreme Court asks Gauhati High Court to let off lawyer if he apologises

Being a junior at the Bar is not an immunity from observing proper code of behaviour, particularly in dealing with the court, the apex court said.
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The Supreme Court recently requested the Gauhati High Court to take a symphathetic view of the conduct of an advocate against whom costs of ₹20,000 was imposed for misleading the Court [Soneshwar Deka and Others v. Birsing Deka and Another].

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