Saturday

25th March - Law News

1914th 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: This Week In Hate - A Sikh Woman’s Subway Ride. Rajpreet Heir was on the L train, on her way to a friend’s birthday party in Manhattan, when a man started harassing her. As part of The Times’ series This Week in Hate, she recounts her story at the site of the incident in this 360 video.


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Friday

24th March - Law News

1913th 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: Lebanon has long been known for being the sex tourism capital of the Middle East. For years people from around the region have flocked to its “super night clubs” in the hope of meeting and sleeping with women. But the influx of Syrian refugees has pushed more people into the sex industry, with many Syrians turning to prostitution to survive. Benjamin Zand from BBC Pop Up meets Syrian refugees who say they had no other choice but to become prostitutes, and finds out how European women in "super night clubs" are being locked up, by law, everyday.

Focus of the day story:  Lord chief justice attacks Liz Truss for failing to back article 50 judges. Lord Thomas also criticises putting out of inaccurate information about scheme to pre-record rape victims’ testimony. Full story - Guardian Law

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Thursday

23rd March - Law News

1912th 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: It's got more oil than any country on the planet but its people eat garbage and gangsters rule. Defying a media ban, Eric Campbell goes undercover in the onetime socialist idyll of Venezuela.


Focus of the day story: bill designed to make it easier for lawyers to act for their clients in intellectual property disputes is close to completing its passage through parliament. The IP (Unjustified Threats) Bill passed the report stage, where all MPs can debate it, and third reading without amendments yesterday. The bill now requires only royal assent before becoming law. Commending the bill to a sparsely populated House of Commons, IP minister Jo Johnson said that ‘IP is crucial to supporting growth’ and that he was pleased that this ‘vital and important piece of legislation’ was completing its passage. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

Saturday Conversations on Law