Financial aid for lawyers amid COVID-19: Supreme Court transfers pleas pending in High Courts to itself

The Court had earlier noted that all the High Court Bar Associations have suggested that the Centre develop a contingency fund from which interest-free loans can be given to struggling lawyers.
Financial aid for lawyers amid COVID-19: Supreme Court transfers pleas pending in High Courts to itself

A Bench led by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has directed the transfer of all pending petitions concerning financial assistance for lawyers affected during the COVID-19 lockdown to the Supreme Court.

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