9th May - Law News

1595th 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 Bar Standards Board (BSB) has revealed a performance update on the next generation of barristers, based on data collected during the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). Of 4,760 BPTC students between 2012 and 2014, 72% passed the course first time, and 11% of all graduates achieved the highest grade, “Outstanding”. More than a third of UK/EU domiciled graduates enrolled in 2011-2013 have since gained pupillage. Full story - New Law Journal 

Saturday Conversations on Law
Today's video story: Mo Asumang, daughter of a black Ghanaian father and a white German mother, talks to BBC News about her experiences making her new documentary, The Aryans, in which she confronts racists, both in Germany and among the Ku Klux Klan in America.