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Supreme Court Bar Association severs ties with Singhvi, the condition of the Armed Forces Tribunals worsens, Skype is used for mediation in matrimonial disputes and much more.

SCBA passes resolution to not engage Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Yesterday, the Supreme Court Bar Association passed a resolution agreeing not to engage Senior Advocate, Abhishek M. Singhvi. As per the association, the video clippings allegedly showing Singhvi with a lady advocate, were the reason which prompted this move.

Armed Forces Tribunal bereft of judicial members

The tribunal, established to specifically deal with claims of serving and retired defence personnel, has now run into rough weather. Only four out of the fifteen courts established would be running by the end of June this year. The reason? Undue delays in appointing judicial members.

Family Court lawyer in Mumbai uses Skype to mediate between husband and wife

In a first for the Bandra Family Court in Mumbai, popular VoIP software Skype is being used to mediate between the parties in a matrimonial dispute.

Naz Foundation proceedings in the Supreme Court

Notes of Proceedings in Suresh Kumar Kaushal v. Naz Foundation

College of Law enters Asian legal education market

The College of Law has tied up with the Singapore Institute of Legal Education to develop programmes for “aspiring and qualified lawyers in the city-state and the region”.

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