Friday

22nd June - Law News

2371st 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:  “The Rebel Puppeteers of Sudan.” - Filmed in that country’s remote Nuba Mountains, the film tells the story of a resourceful group of journalists and a drama collective who banded together to create “Bisha TV,” a satirical web series that mocks the cruelty of Sudan’s repressive leadership. Not only a comedy show born amid conflict and oppression, the series is a rare outlet for commentary from the Nuba Mountains. As one of the puppeteers says, “We’re showing what actually happens.”


Focus of the Day Story: The first signs of criticism emerged this week of the opening legislative move in the government's court reforms. The Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) passed its second reading in the House of Lords yesterday and is expected to reach committee stage before the summer recess. Delegating judicial functions to court staff, the bill is deliberately narrow in scope and should be the first in a series of pieces of legislation to replicate the aborted Prisons and Courts Bill last year. Full story - The Law Society Gazette


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Thursday

21st June - Law News

2370th 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: President Trump reversed course after days of digging in on a policy that resulted in immigrant family separations at the border, signing an executive order that will keep far more families together at the border.


Focus of the Day Story: There needs to be a culture of awareness and openness about bullying by judges, the chairman of the Bar Council has said. Andrew Walker QC said this would help barristers realise that there were not alone in their experiences and also encourage them to raise instances of bullying with leaders in the profession. Full story - Legal Futures


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Wednesday

20th June - Law News

2369th 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: Former Somali refugee Magid Magid became Sheffield's youngest ever lord mayor last month. We catch up with the 28-year-old two weeks in to the job and find him ripping up the rule book


Focus of the Day Story: Public listing interest increases among top 100 UK law firms. More top 100 UK law firms are interested in considering a listing on the stock market to raise funds, research says. Full story - The Global Legal Post


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