31st January - Law News

1862nd 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: An Afghan woman made famous by a 1985 National Geographic cover talks exclusively to the BBC of her hopes for a new beginning. Sharbat Gula spoke to BBC Afghan after being deported to Afghanistan from Pakistan where she lived as a refugee for 35 years.

Focus of the day story:  Lord Justice Jackson unveils 'extensive' fixed costs regime. Lawyers react to ‘perverse’ and ‘unworkable’ proposals that incentivise undesirable defendant behaviour. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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