8th May - Law News

1959th 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: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his former KGB colleagues visited an ex-East Germany station chief to wish their former boss well on his 90th birthday.

Focus of the day story: Lawyers attack government proposals but survey shows overwhelming public support. Government proposals for fixed costs in clinical negligence claims worth up to £25,000 would make only the most straight forward cases commercially viable, leaving many vulnerable patients without a legal remedy, lawyers say. Full story - New Law Journal

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