Difference Between a Lawyer, Advocate, Barrister and Attorney

It often happens that people consider the profession of lawyer, advocate, barrister and attorney, as common. But in general, there is a difference between these. Being a law student or an active person in the legal field, one must know the difference between them.

To make you all understand it in easy words, here is an article that addresses the difference between a lawyer, advocate, barrister and attorney.KEEP READING

Cross Examination in Court

Some Effective Tips for Cross-Examination

1. Please keep it simple.
2. Keep it short.
3. Only ask questions that help you.
4. Avoid open-ended questions.
5. You should know when to quit.
6. Build perfect timings for a sensible move.KEEP READING

Rights of an Advocate or a Lawyer

The rights available to advocate can be comprehended from several legislations. They are:

1. Right to pre-audience.
2. Right to practice the profession.
3. Right to enter in any court.
4. Right against arrest.
5. Right to meet accused.
6. Privileges to a lawyer under the Indian Evidence Act, 1872.KEEP READING

Legal Maxims PDF

Download a colourful and systematic PDF of Legal Maxims and Phrases.
These legal maxims are very important for regular college or university law exams and is also used in court while dealing with actual cases.
This PDF only has those legal maxims which are very important and which are often used. You should definitely know these.KEEP READING

Legal Maxims for CLAT Judiciary Law Exams

1. Ab Initio – From the beginning.

2. Actionable per se – The very act is punishable and no proof of damage is required.

3. Actio personalis moritur cum persona – A personal right of action dies with the person. In other sense, if he dies the right to sue is gone.

4. Actori incumbit onus probandi – The burden of proof is on the plaintiff.KEEP READING

Law MCQ Tests

These MCQ tests are helpful for law students of any year or semester, advocates, judges, and other legal professionals. It will help you prepare for all law exams.

Every test has 100 excellent competitive-exam level questions.

Questions are mixed from various law subjects like IPC, CrPC, CPC, Evidence, Torts, Jurisprudence, Constitution, TPA, Limitation Act, Family Laws, etc.KEEP READING

Mandatory 3 Years Experience for Judge - Bar Council of India Notification

In recent, the Bar Council of India has issued an application stating that for the appointment of Civil judge junior division, three years experience at bar must be made mandatory. This news flooded many opinions and views by the people of the legal fraternity.

The BCI application states that young judges are incapable of decision making and have been seen misbehaving with lawyers. Therefore, before making the appointment as a judge, a person must possess three-year experience at Bar.KEEP READING

Public Interest Litigation

Rule of Locus Standi says, “a person whose right is violated will approach the court.” But in PIL this is not the case.

If the victim is unable to approach the court due to illiteracy or is economically backward or due to any other reason, then any person on behalf of such a victim may approach the court for the protection of his fundamental rights. This is called Public Interest Litigation (PIL).KEEP READING

Advocates Act PDF Download

Here is the full PDF for Advocates Act, 1961. The PDF is functional and colourful.

There are links for all sections of this bare act.
If you are in hurry and you do not want to scroll the long PDF, then just click on the section name on first few pages of the PDF and that section will exactly open in your phone’s or computer’s browser.KEEP READING

Legal Services Authorities Bare Act

LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITIES ACT, 1987 BARE ACT An Act to constitute legal services authorities to provide free and competent legal services to the weaker sections of the society to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities, and toKEEP READING