17th July - Law News

2030th 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: With smoking in decline in much of the developed world, tobacco companies are putting their hopes in new markets where populations are growing quickly and regulations can still be contested in the courts.

Focus of the day story: Courts could be given powers to recognise wills in cases where the legal requirements haven’t been followed but the deceased’s intentions are clear, under sweeping reforms proposed by the Law Commission. Full story - New Law Journal

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