21st September - Law News

2096th 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: Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77. Ex-Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov had reported a possible 1983 US missile launch as a false alarm.

Focus of the day story:  SME law firms are investing their marketing budgets in old-style strategies they know are often ineffective, rather than explore new technologies that are already taking hold in other sectors, according to research being launched at this week's PI Futures conference in Liverpool. The white paper by leading marketing collective First4Lawyers also suggests that most decisions about where to invest marketing are made by senior management or the board without the marketing department’s input. In any case, it found, very few firms take the time to properly track the effectiveness of their marketing activity. Full story - Legal Futures

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