Attorneys are not admitted to the Bar Association because of their critical statements about the status of lawyers. Violation of freedom of expression.
JUDGMENT Hajibeyli and Aliyev v. Azerbaijan 19.04.2018 (no. 6477/08 and 10414/08) see here SUMMARY Freedom of expression of lawyer. Rejection of a request for membership of a Bar Association due to views they had expressed and criticized the status of the legal profession in their own country. Violation of Article 10 (Freedom of Expression) and […]