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Violent lawyers

A dark day was witnessed when a group of rogue lawyers stormed the premises of the Islamabad High Court protesting against the demolition of their chambers during an anti-encroachment drive. We have seen numerous incidents of violence by lawyers but

IHC sealed after lawyers ransack Chief Justice’s courtroom

ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of lawyers forcibly entered and ransacked the courtroom of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Monday and forced judges to leave their courtrooms. The lawyers were protesting against razing of their chambers in the district

Trump names new lawyers to lead impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON: Former United States President Donald Trump’s office said they have hired two new lawyers to lead Trump’s legal team during his Senate impeachment trial which is due to begin next week. The announcement follows news that Trump had abruptly

Sindh Bar Council elections being held today

ISLAMABAD: The elections of the Sindh Bar Council are being held today after notification for postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic was revoked. Advocate General Sindh Salman Talibuddin and Returning Officer Sindh Bar Council Election had withdrawn his circular dated

White House lawyers start Trump’s defense at Senate trial

WASHINGTON: White House attorneys started presenting their defense of Donald Trump at his landmark Senate impeachment hearing on Saturday, arguing that the president has done nothing wrong with his relations with Ukraine and accusing Democrats of trying to reverse the

PIC attack: Lawyers strike across province enters 5th day

LAHORE: The strike of lawyers against the arrest of their colleagues has entered the 5th day today over the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) attack. In this regard, the lawyers will not appear before the court in Punjab. The Punjab

Lawyers protest in Karachi against PIC attack

KARACHI: A group of lawyers of the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Saturday protested against the recent attack on the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) at Karachi’s Do Talwar area. Lawyers could be seen at the city’s busy Do Talwar area,

PIC attack: Police to present detained lawyers in ATC today

LAHORE: The police will present detained lawyers in the Anti-Terrorism Court today over the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) attack. At least 29 more lawyers have been arrested raising the number in the incident to 81. The case will be

Nation is shocked due to lawyers’ irresponsible attitude: Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has said that the whole nation was in a state of shock due to irresponsible attitude by the lawyers. Sheikh Rasheed while addressing a media conference in Islamabad, regretted the onslaught on the

PIC attack: Lawyers announce strike across province

LAHORE: The lawyers have announced strike across the province over the arrest of their colleagues in the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) attack. The group of lawyers, who were arrested earlier on Wednesday in the PIC incident with the help

Rogue lawyers

Law students are taught that being a lawyer is a noble profession, both inside and outside the courts, which should not be misused at any cost. But we have often witnessed actions of several rogue lawyers that bring the entire

Pakistan Bar Council goes on strike today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has announced that lawyers will observe a countrywide strike on Thursday to protest what they claimed “unconstitutional moves” of the federal government regarding Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure extension. The strike was call

Lawyers beat woman outside local court in Shakargarh

SHAKARGARH: A group of lawyers beat a woman outside a local court in the presence of police. The news went viral when a video of the assault circulated on social media. Shakargarh police confirmed the news and said that the