New Bar Council rules warn lawyers against making “malicious”, “defamatory”, “motivated” statements against its members and judiciary; say it amounts to misconduct

THE Bar Council of India(BCI) has notified new rules prohibiting advocates from making any statement against any court, judge, any member of the judiciary, state bar Council or the Bar Council of India in the print, electronic or on social media, which is indecent or derogatory, defamatory or motivated, malicious or mischievous. The amended rules state- i) No Member of any State Bar Council or of Bar Council of India shall be permitted to publish anything or to make any … Continue reading New Bar Council rules warn lawyers against making “malicious”, “defamatory”, “motivated” statements against its members and judiciary; say it amounts to misconduct