Tuesday

16th January - Law News

2215th 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 Focus Video Story: Australia’s oldest agricultural aid program (ACIAR) funds projects which help reduce poverty and improve food security in developing countries. In the mountain nation of Nepal, the emphasis is on empowering local people – especially women – to help themselves.


Focus of the Day Story: Property market braces for shockwaves from landmark leasehold case. Appeal court ruling could halve the cost of extending leases or buying freeholds for 2.1m households in England and Wales. Full story - Guardian Law

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Monday

15th January - Law News

2214rd 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 Focus Video Story: The India child bride who became a wrestling champion Neetu, 21, was illegally married to a much older man when she was just 12-years-old. But she has defied all odds to win a medal for wrestling in India's National Games.


Focus of the Day Story: Business & Property Courts an innovation in dispute resolution, says Lord Chief Justice. The legal profession needs to drop its use of ‘unintelligible and incomprehensible names and titles’ in order to provide a world-class service in the face of increasing competition from abroad, a senior judge has said. Full story - New Law Journal

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Sunday

14th January - Law News

2213rd 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 Focus Video Story: This is a last chance. That is the message US President Donald Trump has sent out after extending sanctions relief to Iran. He has aggressively warned European allies he would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement altogether, if his demands to change it are not met. Trump has publicly branded the deal before and during his presidency as the 'worst ever'. Iran says his announcement is a 'desperate attempt to undermine a solid multilateral agreement' that is not 'renegotiable'. In the middle of all of this are European leaders who have essentially said to Trump: either back the deal or come up with a better one. But can this deal be re-negotiated?



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