Tuesday

21st January - Law News

2947th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is about to begin. While all the wrangling between Democrats and Republicans over this case has been based exclusively in Washington, the reason Mr Trump has been impeached lies thousands of miles away on another continent. 


Focus of the Day article: Sexual misconduct cases at record high in legal profession. Sixty-three cases were reported to solicitors’ governing body last year, figures show. Full story - Guardian Law

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Monday

20th January - Law News

2946th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  Thousands of anti-govt protesters flooded the streets of the French capital Paris chanting slogans to berate the sweeping social security system reforms initiated by the pro-business government of French President Emmanuel Macron. 


Focus of the Day article: Proposed changes to sentencing for drugs offences to reflect ‘county lines’ operations, ‘cuckooing’ and other coercive practices have been revealed. Full story - New Law Journal

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Sunday

19th January - Law News

2945th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  The UK has added Lebanon's entire Hezbollah movement to its blacklist of what it terms terrorist organisations. And now it’s freezing Hezbollah’s assets, and will prosecute anyone in the UK who continues to have accounts or financial services connected to the group. It was in March last year that the British government said it could no longer distinguish between the political and the military wings of Hezbollah. But it took until this week before it announced it was going after the group’s finances. The United States has welcomed the decision, saying it had long been seeking such a move from its European allies. But why now? Is Iran the real target? 



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