23rd June - Law News

2006th 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: Amnesty International has called on the UN for an investigation into allegations that the UAE and its allied Yemeni security forces detained and tortured hundreds of people. Human Rights Watch said it documented the use of electric shock and beatings inside secret prisons in Yemen.

Focus of the day story:  Is it time solicitors started taking ethics training more seriously? he requirement for solicitors to behave ethically in modern legal practice is more relevant than ever. Solicitors are still held in fairly high regard by the public, although that esteem is on the wane according to last year’s Trusted Professions poll by Ipsos Mori. Full story - Legal Futures

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