6th December - Law News

1807th 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: The hijab is rising in popularity in the Muslim world. It makes a religious statement but has also become central to women's fashion. Indonesia is at the forefront of Islamic fashion but that's causing some friction with those who believe the hijab should only protect a woman's modesty. We hear from a heavy metal guitarist, a businesswoman and an Instagrammer on why they wear hijab. But an actress tells us of her fear that in the near future it might not be a matter of choice.

Focus of the Day story: ‘Overly convoluted’ costs bill not needed, say costs lawyers. ACL launches ‘more workable’ and less rigid bill of costs to counter practitioners’ scepticism.  Full story - Solicitors Journal

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