Amended Bar Council of India Rules a direct attack on free speech, independence of the Bar: Mumbai lawyer files plea in Bombay High Court

The petition said that the amendments "attempt to smother the voice of the advocates, to reign terror under the garb of misconduct and to please judges".
Amended Bar Council of India Rules 
a direct attack on free speech, independence of the Bar: Mumbai lawyer files plea in Bombay High Court
Bar Council of India, Bombay High Court

The recently amended Bar Council of India (BCI) Rules that prohibit criticism of the regulatory body as well as State Bar Councils across the country, have been challenged before the Bombay High Court (Amritpal Singh Khalsa v. Bar Council of India).

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