The last fortnight has seen drama and scandal unfold in the legal world. While the media was called up to do some soul searching in the wake of the Radia-Gate controversy, the judges of the Allahabad High Court picked up a fight with their counterparts sitting in the Apex Court.
The Delhi High Court saw the appointment of 2 new Judges, who were elevated from the Delhi Higher Judicial Services. Justice(s) G.P. Mittal and M.L. Mehta have had distinguished careers as judges in the District Courts in Delhi and have been rewarded by the promotion as Additional Judges of the Delhi High Court. At the same time, Justice V.B. Gupta of the Delhi High Court retired from judicial services upon attaining the age of retirement. The Legal Blog wishes all of them the best.
The last month has been a turbulent time as far as legal education is concerned. With the postponement of the Bar Council exam, the future of fresh graduates was put in doubt. Accusations against the Chairman of the Bar Council of India, Gopal Subramanium surfaced and there was speculation that he might be asked to step down from his post. This and more made the news this fortnight;
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