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19th November - Law News

2520th 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: A rape trial has sparked outrage in Ireland after the defence used a controversial argument concerning consent, to win the case.



Focus of the Day Article:
The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) followed in the footsteps of the Supreme Court this week by live-streaming its judgments. A dispute over Premier League football club West Ham United’s use of the stadium that was built for the 2012 London Olympics, heard in Court 71 before the Master of the Rolls, Lord Justice Lewison and Lady Justice Asplin, made legal history as the first Court of Appeal hearing to be live-streamed in full. WH Holding Ltd v E20 Stadium concerns the seating capacity that should be made available to the London club for home fixtures at what is now known as the London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Full story - New Law Journal



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Sunday

18th November - Law News

2519th 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: They murdered, enslaved, and tortured their fellow citizens in Cambodia and Vietnam during the 1970s, but now, two top officials of the Khmer Rouge have also been found guilty of genocide. A UN-backed tribunal has delivered a historic judgement against two of Pol Pot's deputies Nuon Chea, and Khieu Samphan, sentencing both to life in prison. Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, himself a mid-level Khmer Rouge official before defecting, has said that no more suspects should be prosecuted. There are cases against four more officials pending, but it has taken the tribunal 12 years and $300 million to convict three people and it is unclear if the remaining cases will move forward.



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Saturday

17th November - Law News

2518th 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: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday termed demonetisation as the biggest scam in the history of independent India, adding it would be proved that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "robbed the poor of their hard-earned money and given it away to a few rich". Addressing a campaign rally for the November 28 Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, Rahul Gandhi said PM Modi does not talk about being a "chowkidar (watchman) of the country and of tackling corruption.



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