9th January - Law News

1840th 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: Michelle Obama has given an emotional farewell speech at the White House - honouring the School Counsellor of the Year Award. She told America's young people to be focused and hopeful. Speaking at a ceremony in the White House she said the role had the been the greatest honour of her life.

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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