9th August - Law News

2053rd 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: A man has been found guilty of trying to smuggle a pipe bomb on to a plane at Manchester Airport. The "crude improvised explosive device" was found in Nadeem Muhammad's carry-on luggage as he went through security on 30 January. Prosecutors said the 43-year-old from Bury intended to detonate the device on a Ryanair flight to Bergamo, Italy.

Focus of the day story: Bar Council and Law Society lack confidence in flexible courts. Bar “unhappy” about engaging with shift-sitting experiment unless its concerns are properly evaluated. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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