ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Reformation of the Legal Profession in the Interest of Justice

The legal profession plays an important role in society—advocates are flag-bearers of the law and defend fundamental rights. They are also officers of the court. The Advocates Act, 1961, grants power to the Bar Council of India and the state bar councils to self-regulate the profession and establish rules relating to admission and enrolment, conditions of practice, standards of professional conduct and etiquette, disciplinary proceedings, legal education, recognition of law colleges, and welfare activities.

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