Saturday

27th May - Law News

1979th 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 G7 protest in Taormina, Italy resulted in violent clashes with the police, who were seen deploying tear gas at protesters. The violence erupted as the protesters reportedly veered off the approved route and approached a police checkpoint. A small group of protesters broke from the main column and tried to flank the riot police checkpoint by running along the beach. The police then charged the protesters and deployed tear gas.


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Friday

26th May - Law News

1978th 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: Human rights activists are hoping to use the G7 summit to highlight the Mediterranean refugee crisis. Refugees rescued from the perilous sea crossing are taken to a port near to where the G7 leaders are gathering. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Sicily's capital, Palermo.


Focus of the day story:  HM Land Registry plans to live test a ‘Digital Street’ scheme which will enable the “almost instant” transfer of property ownership, backed by technology including blockchain – the secure distributed ledger underpinning the Bitcoin currency – it has emerged. Information about the trial was revealed in a Cabinet Office advertisement for three non-executive board members of the registry. Full story - Legal Futures

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Thursday

25th May - Law News

1977th 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 career in the Australian military can offer many exciting challenges, but for years it's been a hard sell for women. Allegations of misogyny and abuse are rife and the male-centered culture shows little sign of changing. But, despite the negative image, more young women are signing up.


Focus of the day story:  The Solicitors Regulation Authority is to go to trial accused of breaching confidence rules in a case involving private documents that were handed to a whistleblower. Rejecting the SRA’s request for summary judgment yesterday, Chief Master Marsh said the case should go to trial as a ‘full review of the legal principles’ was needed. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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