On 13 May, the Binagadi District Court heard lawyer Osman Kazimov's lawsuit against the Board of the Bar of Lawyers to annul the 4 February 2011 judgment expelling him from the Azerbaijan Republic Bar of Lawyers. Judge Huseyn Safarov presided over the hearing
Safarov announced the decision not to fulfill lawsuit.
H.Safarov scheduled the next hearing for 1 June at 4:00 p.m.
At a 4 February meeting held by the Board of the Bar of Lawyers, a decision was issued to stop Osman Kazimov`s work as a lawyer and to appeal to court for expulsion from the Bar of Lawyers. The Bar of lawyers issued this decision on the basis of the petition filed by First Deputy General Prosecutor Rustam Usubov. The Prosecutor's office charged Osman kazimov with violation of Criminal Procedure Code and the law on Lawyer Activity.