"Advocates not above law:" Madras High Court dismisses lawyer's anticipatory bail plea in case on altercation with police over lockdown violation

"Usage of the position of advocate for other than just causes is nothing but an act of corrupt nature, which requires to be cut down by the sword held in the hands of the statue of Justice," the Court said.
Lawyers and Madras HC
Lawyers and Madras HC

Advocates are not above law and in fact, they are expected to give more respect to the law since it is their bread and butter, the Madras High Court emphasised on Friday while dismissing a lawyer's anticipatory bail plea over an alleged COVID-19 lockdown violation (Tanuja Rajan @ Tanuja Kanthula and anr v. State).

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