12th December - Law News

1813th 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: Do people get shot because some cops panic? A solution that aims to reduce deadly shootings by police officers.

Focus of the day story: E-mail hacks against conveyancing transactions—often occurring on Fridays—are the most common cybercrime in the legal sector, with £7m of client losses reported in the past year. Figures published this week by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) show that three-quarters of cybercrime reported to it in the past 12 months took place on a Friday afternoon. The reason is that the majority of cases involve conveyancing, and house sales usually complete on Fridays. Full story - New Law Journal

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