3rd August - Law News

2047th 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: The man suspected of a fatal knife attack in Hamburg on Friday could have been deported years ago if the authorities hadn't failed to act. That's according to German media, which claims Berlin missed a deadline to return him to Norway, the country where he first applied for asylum.

Focus of the day story:  The resident judge at Blackfriars Crown Court, one of the six courts due to take part in a Ministry of Justice (MoJ) pilot on extended court hours, has attempted to calm lawyers’ anger over the move. Judge Hillen said the impact on those with caring responsibilities would be specifically monitored, adding: “Those who devised the system wish to test it. No one is being asked to make it work, but no one should be engaged in making in not work. Full story - Legal Futures

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