Judiciary

Lawyers up in arms

Print edition : July 08, 2016

Members of the Tamil Nadu Bar Council, Advocates Association and Women Lawyers Association take out a rally against the new disciplinary rules in Chennai on June 6. Photo: M. PRABHU

The Madras High Court amends the Advocates Act, enabling it to debar lawyers from practising on the grounds of discipline, but lawyers see it as a threat to the independence of the legal profession.
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