23rd November - Law News

1794th 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: Tess Asplund - the woman who faced down 300 neo-Nazis; It was an extraordinary show of defiance. One woman standing alone, her fist raised... 300 uniformed neo-Nazis marching towards her. The photo of Tess Asplund became an icon of the fight against the far right in Europe. As part of the BBC's 100 Women season, we travelled to her hometown of Stockholm, as she once again took to the streets to make a stand.

Focus of the Day Story: The Lord Chief Justice has called for judges to be appointed to the boards of the main legal regulators to ensure “tough standards of ethical behaviour and competence” in litigation. Appearing before the justice select committee this morning, Lord Thomas said it seemed “very odd” that the judiciary was not represented on the boards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), Bar Standards Board (BSB) and Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). Full story - Legal Futures

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