31st May - Law News

1618th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based Law, Justice, Legislation & Rights related daily news & legal articles archive brought to you by TheLawMap

FOCUS OF THE DAY: The defamation case that is bad news for journalism and the protection of sources. The right of journalists to protect their sources is being assaulted by the courts, where many judges have long held a sniffy antipathy towards the media.  Full story - Guardian Law

Saturday Conversations on Law
Today's video story: A BBC debate on the EU referendum was held in Glasgow with an audience of voters aged between 18 and 29, and focusing on the issues affecting young people. Liam Fox, from the Conservative Party, and Diane James, a UKIP member represented the Vote Leave campaign. Labour politician Alan Johnson and Alex Salmond, from the SNP, spoke for the Vote Remain campaign.