KATHMANDU, April 29: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) have expressed objection to the hearing of writ petitions at the Supreme Court at a time when the government has announced the lockdown period as public holidays.

KATHMANDU, April 21: While concluding that the two separate ordinances promulgated by the government on Monday go against the spirit of the constitution, the Constitutional Lawyers' Forum (CLaF) has urged the government to immediately withdraw these controversial ordinances.

Lawyers for former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted last month of rape and sexual assault, have asked a New York court to take into consideration his health and age and sentence him to prison for five years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Human rights activists and lawyers have expressed serious objection to the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s decision to field former Maoist leader Agni Sapkota as a candidate for speaker.

KATHMANDU, March 24: As different panels of lawyers launch their election campaigns to reach the leadership of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) through the upcoming elections, a candidate of NBA president has vowed to fight for an alternative to the current parliamentary hearing system for judges prior to their appointment at the Supreme Court.

LONDON, Nov 25: Julian Assange’s lawyers have been refused entry to the Ecuadorian embassy, WikiLeaks said in a tweet. The news comes amid fears he may soon be kicked out of the embassy.

QUITO, July 24: The defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is concerned about the Ecuadorian authorities' silence regarding his future, Assange's lawyer Carlos Poveda told Sputnik.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang on Tuesday urged lawyers to participate in a 'clean judiciary campaign' saying that such a campaign would also help empower the people.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang on Tuesday urged lawyers to participate in a 'clean judiciary campaign' saying that such a campaign would also help empower the people.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A group of lawyers staged a sit-in on Wednesday demanding the resignation of Chief Justice and Chairman of Judicial Council (JC) Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31:  Dr Govinda KC has registered a Right to Information at District Administration Office, Kathmandu demanding information about debated citizenship of Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Sunday told women lawyers to file writ petition at the Supreme Court if they think the recent appointment of chief judges for high courts violates the constitutional provision for giving due quota to women.

SEOUL, South Korea, March 9: Samsung lawyers denied on Thursday all charges brought against Lee Jae-yong, the billionaire heir to Samsung, in a massive corruption scandal that has ensnared the country's president.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11. Agitating lawyers from various Madhes districts have decided to put on hold all their protest programs and withdraw their resignations from Nepal Bar Association (NBA) as they signed an agreement with the NBA executive committee.

Agitating lawyers agree for talks

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KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Agitating lawyers from various Madhes districts have agreed to sit for a dialogue with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Expressing dissatisfaction over the judges’ appointment at seven high courts, as well as dissatisfaction over the agreement between bar and bench regarding the issue, a group of lawyers started protest program in Kathmandu on Thursday.

An Indian court has ordered filmmakers to cut four scenes from a forthcoming Bollywood movie after ruling that they show lawyers in a bad light, media reports said Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Most of the lawyers who were invited by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at his official residence at Baluwatar to discuss the constitutional provisions on the formation of a new government said that no new government could be formed as per Article 298 of the constitution..