Thursday

24th August - Law News

2068th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: The Spanish town of Ripoll has found itself at the center of the investigation into last week's terror attacks. Many members of the cell which carried out the twin atrocities killing 15, had grown up together and been radicalized in this small town on the border with France.


Focus of the day story: Lawyers procrastinate for over an hour a day. From chatting, surfing the web and engaging in social media, lawyers are prone to a bout of proscrastination every day. The good news for their bosses - accountants are worse. Full story - The Global Legal Post

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Wednesday

23rd August - Law News

2067th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: A group of Indian girls who grew up in Mumbai's notorious red-light district, Kamathipura, have brought their stories to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. "Laal Batti Express" (Red-light express) explores the struggles faced by 15 girls - whose mums are sex workers - and how after leaving the red-light area, they have found success in the power of forgiveness.


Focus of the day story: Whether algorithms should have a legal personality, an issue which will likely provoke an intense debate between those who believe in regulation and those who believe that ‘code is law’. Full story - Legal Future

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Tuesday

22nd August - Law News

2066th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Step onto Failaka Island in the Persian Gulf, which was seized by Iraqi forces during the invasion of Kuwait. Bullet-riddled and abandoned buildings mark this remnant of the Gulf War.


Focus of the day story:  Breaking with the European court of justice won’t be easy for Britain
Eurosceptics want to ‘take control’ – but if the UK wants to maintain close links with the EU, it will need a compatible legal system. Full story - Guardian Law

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