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22nd February - Law News

1884th 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: Why do white men still control so much culture? Women of colour are regularly applauded in the worlds of fashion, film and music. But, argues Hanna Yusuf, critical acclaim – awards, reviews and write-ups – remains the domain of the rich few who control the industries. Because of this, she argues, non-white artists are missing out on the credit they deserve.
 

Focus of the day story:  Top lawyers warn of human rights crisis after Brexit. Pressure on Theresa May to explain legal guarantees after Britain has left the EU. Full story: Guardian Law


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Tuesday

21st February - Law News

1883rd 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: European countries need to do more to prevent an upsurge of violent attacks across the continent. That was the message from the German Interior Minister at the 20th European Police Conference in Berlin. Thomas de Maiziere told delegates that Europe needs to know more about the people who come and go to member states.
 

Focus of the day story: The total number of law firms registering conveyancing transactions rose 4% in 2016 to 5,572, halting five years going the other way, and they are busier than before the financial crash, new figures have shown. Search Acumen’s conveyancing market tracker – which uses Land Registry data – showed how the overall trend has been steeply downwards, with the number of active conveyancing firms in the market dropping by 28% in the last decade from around the 8,000 mark, despite 2016 activity hitting its highest point since 2007. Full story: Legal Futures


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