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3-year moratorium on New Law Colleges in India

To address the issue of declining standards in law education and the lack of quality infrastructure in existing colleges, the Bar Council of India has imposed a complete moratorium for 3 years on any new law college opening in India. What has happened? The Bar Council of India has imposed a temporary 3-year moratorium on ..

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Lori Lightfoot becomes first African-American female mayor in history of Chicago

Chicago has created history by electing an African-American woman as its mayor for the first time. Lori Lightfoot is a former federal prosecutor and practicing lawyer who has never before held elected office. She won the city’s mayoral race by a huge margin. She will also be Chicago’s first openly gay mayor. Lightfoot’s primary proposals ..

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Madhavi Divan appointed as new Additional Solicitor General of India (ASGI) in Supreme Court

Madhavi Goradia Divan has been appointed as new Additional Solicitor General of India (ASGI) in Supreme Court (SC). With this, she became only the third woman to become an ASG in the Apex Court. Her appointment has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet(ACC) and she will hold office till June 30, 2020. ..

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