New Directive Allows Iranian Judiciary to Control Lawyers Through Disciplinary Body

Paves Way for Arbitrary Discipline; Likely to Be Used against Human Rights Lawyers  Further Blow to Iranian Legal Profession’s Independence In a new assault on the already diminished independence of the legal profession in Iran, a new directive has been issued by the judiciary that allows it to investigate complaints against lawyers, sidestepping the Iranian … Continue reading New Directive Allows Iranian Judiciary to Control Lawyers Through Disciplinary Body