10th January - Law News

1841st 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: A serving soldier from the Indian army posted a video of the poor quality food served to those expected to defend the country. He will be reprimanded for carrying a digital device on active service. A a retired Subedar of CRPF Ranbir Singh responds in support of the soldier, "PM says this is a digital age, India is going cashless, so why punish a jawan for having a mobile phone,"  as reports emerge that that BSF is considering action against Tej Bahadur Yadav, who posted the viral videos of poor quality food.

Focus of the day story: Plans to reform whiplash cause frustration within the legal profession. Lawyers have condemned government plans to raise the small claims limit and curb the right to claim for whiplash and other soft-tissue injuries. Full story - New Law Journal

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