[BREAKING] Chennai based lawyers' body moves Supreme Court to continue option of virtual appearance as "a matter of right"

The plea said that video conference hearings which happened due to Covid-19 in fact had the effect of opening the doors of justice to large sections of population and lawyers who were earlier alienated from Supreme Court
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All India Association of Jurists, a Chennai based organisation of lawyers, has filed a petition before the Supreme Court praying that the option given to lawyers/ litigants to appear before the Supreme Court through video conference should be continued as "a matter of right" even after the Court resumes physical hearing (All India Association of Jurists v. Union of India).

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