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Do honest judges have no place in the Judiciary?

The following is an excerpt from the speech delivered by Upul Jaysuriya, President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) at the opening of the refurbished auditorium under the name of Dr. H. W. Jayawardene on September 27.

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Governmants shall ensure that lawyers are able to perform all of their professional functions without intimidation, hindrance, harassment or improper interference' - Principle 16 on the United Nations Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers

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BASL Organizes 3 day residential course on Criminal Defence

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ARE WE TO BLAME THE “SYSTEM”

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BASL EVENTS DIARY

BASL EVENTS DIARY 

19th - 20th July: Forensic Science Training Program in Anuradhapura (CSIROL) 

25th July: Member’s Welfare Day in Kandy 

25th July: Public Forum in Kegalle 

26th July: Anti-Trafficking Training Program for Lawyers in Galle (CSIROL) 

27 July, 2014: Law-Medical Cricket Encounter for the BASL-SLMA Challenge Trophy 

9th - 10th of August: BASL Annual Trip to Anantaya Hotel, Chilaw 

31st October, 1st and 2nd November: Junior National Law Conference (Chairman of JNLC: Mr. Nishan Premathirathne) 

3rd week of November (tentative): BASL Sports Gala (Chairman: Mr. Rajitha Lakmal) 

29th November: Neethi Ranga (Co-Chairmen: Mr. Gamini Alwis / Mr. Vidura Manchanayake) 

3rd week of January, 2015 (tentative): National Law Conference (Chairman: Mr. Anura Meddegoda) 

 LAWASIA 

27th LAWASIA Conference - 3rd to the 6th of October, 2014 at Bangkok, Thailand 

 IBA SEMINARS  

19th - 24th October, 2014 – IBA Annual Conference (Tokyo)