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20th September - Law News

2095th 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 transport strike over tax increases on fuel, alcohol and cigarettes has shut down most of Haiti. The government says the money raised will be used to improve public services. But with more than half the population living under the poverty line, Haitians say they can't afford it.


Focus of the day story:  Charity laws ‘inefficient and unduly complex’. Technicalities causing a drag on the smooth operation of charities ‘like barnacles on a boat’. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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Tuesday

19th September - Law News

2094th 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: Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra says investment can only thrive in stable policy environment and supports the government's 2030 electric plan saying its good as India no longer suffers from a poverty of aspiration.


Focus of the day story:  Britain faces rebuke over refusal to back more than 100 UN human rights targets. Civil society groups warn that further deterioration in protection is likely as Brexit looms. Full story - Guardian Law

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Monday

18th September - Law News

2093rd 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: In Ukraine, the far-right Azov militia is fighting on the frontline – and running a summer camp for children. The Guardian visited the camp and followed 16-year-old Anton through his experiences. Is Azov really a modern Hitler Youth organisation, or is it trying to prepare young Ukrainians for the tough reality that awaits them?


Focus of the day story: The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary has this week published guidance for professionals involved in the ‘settlement conferences’ pilots in the family courts. Judges are also asked to complete and send back a short form for any case involving a ‘settlement conference’. The pilot has been running since June 2017, and is ongoing ‘until Ministry of Justice Analytical Services has collected sufficient information on the approach to inform a decision on the future of the pilot’. Full story - New Law Journal

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