24th November - Law News

1795th 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: Pope Francis on Monday extended the power to forgive the "grave sin" of abortion to all priests. Pope Francis revealed the measure in a church document known as an "apostolic letter."

Focus of the Day Story: Figures in the government’s proposals for whiplash reform are out of date and will be updated during the implementation process, the Ministry of Justice conceded to the Gazette today. The MoJ's consultation document proposes that minor injuries lasting six to nine months would receive £400 damages plus £25 for psychological impact, while injuries lasting 19 to 24 months will have a £3,600 tariff. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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