8th November - Law News

1779th 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: Former Donald Trump ghostwriter Tony Schwartz says he regrets working on "The Art of the Deal," and never envisioned Trump running for president.

Focus of the day story:
The belated response of the lord chancellor to the shameful attacks on three senior judges by the Mail, Express and Telegraph (Report, 7 November) was the bare minimum required of her by the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 and by her oath of office: to “defend the independence of the judiciary”. It fell far short of the forceful condemnation which she should have delivered to those who seek to undermine the crucial role of the judges as guardians of our democracy against the abuse of executive power. Full story: Guardian Law

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