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.
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.
10 Career Options After Law:
1. Go into Litigation
2. Become a Legal Adviser
3. Practice as a Legal Assistant
4. Law Professor or Teacher
5. Join Government Services
6. Enter Judicial Services
7. Become a Public Prosecutor
8. Be an Assistant Prosecution Officer
9. Become a Legal Journalist
10. Be a Legal Researcher
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 to