4th October - Law News

1743rd 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: An accused in the murder of Mohammad Akhlaq, who was lynched by a mob over suspicion of having eaten beef in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri last year, has died at a hospital in Delhi, India. The accused, 20-year-old Robin, who was in judicial custody for almost a year, was taken to a hospital two days ago after he complained of some pain, police said, adding he died due to kidney and respiratory failure.

Focus of the Day story:  Liz Truss addresses judges as first female lord chancellor. Justice secretary opens legal year at Westminster ceremony ahead of courtroom challenge that could test UK’s unwritten constitution. Full story - Guardian Law

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