18th September - Law News

2093rd 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: In Ukraine, the far-right Azov militia is fighting on the frontline – and running a summer camp for children. The Guardian visited the camp and followed 16-year-old Anton through his experiences. Is Azov really a modern Hitler Youth organisation, or is it trying to prepare young Ukrainians for the tough reality that awaits them?

Focus of the day story: The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary has this week published guidance for professionals involved in the ‘settlement conferences’ pilots in the family courts. Judges are also asked to complete and send back a short form for any case involving a ‘settlement conference’. The pilot has been running since June 2017, and is ongoing ‘until Ministry of Justice Analytical Services has collected sufficient information on the approach to inform a decision on the future of the pilot’. Full story - New Law Journal

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