17th August - Law News

1696th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Lawyers, Law, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation & Rights.

Today's video story: Two years ago, the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram abducted 276 school girls from the northern town of Chibok. In that time, only one girl has escaped. She is in the care of the government in the capital, Abuja. Her mother spoke exclusively to the BBC about what her daughter's life was like under the militant group.

Focus of the day article: The High Court has ruled that a contract claim against retailer Sports Direct should be stayed until the claimant has paid the correct court fee. Lifestyles Equities and Lifestyle Licensing had paid a £480 fee after making a claim alleging registered trademark infringement and/or inducement of breach of contract. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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