Friday

20th April - Law News

2307th 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 Focus: Police in Berlin are investigating an assault on two young men in which the attacker was heard shouting anti-Jewish abuse. One of the victims was wearing a Jewish skullcap at the time of the attack. It is reported the alleged attacker has turned himself in to the authorities.



Focus of the Day Story: A 'vigil for justice' attracted well over 100 lawyers to gather outside the Ministry of Justice's London headquarters last night to declare that it was 'time for justice'. As the sun began to set, passions rose as solicitors and barristers, armed with placards, congregrated outside the ministry's building in Petty France, London, to demand change. The event culminated with the words 'Ministry of Injustice' projected on the department's walls. Full story - The Law Society Gazette


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Thursday

19th April - Law News

2306th 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 Focus: OPCW representatives say they cannot identify the country or laboratory of origin of the nerve agent used in the Skripal poisoning.



Focus of the Day Story: Justice minister Lord Keen today set the stage for next week’s House of Lords debate on the Civil Liability Bill with an uncompromising message that there are “too many unmeritorious whiplash claims made each year which proceed without challenge or investigation”. He also made clear the government’s intention to extend the application of fixed recoverable costs. Full story - Legal Futures


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Wednesday

18th April - Law News

2305th 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 Focus: This week we bring you “A Conversation With Native Americans on Race,” the latest installment in our wide-ranging “Conversation on Race” series. Directed by Michèle Stephenson and Brian Young, the film grapples with the racist contradictions of a country that, many feel, would prefer it if Native Americans didn’t exist.



Focus of the Day Story: Costs and service quality drive trend toward boutique law firms. Multinational companies are turning to small and medium-size firms and enterprises to tackle specialised legal issues. Full story - The Global Legal Post


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