29th September - Law News

2104th 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: Testing the limits of free speech in US colleges - We went inside the rise of the far right and alt right on college campuses, speaking to the extremists and leaders of the movements that are testing the right to free speech to its very limit. They talk of being emboldened by President Trump’s ambiguous response - following violent clashes in August after a “unite the right” march at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville left one anti-fascist protester dead.

Focus of the day story:   The Lavinia Woodward case exposes equality before the law as a myth. The leniency shown by the courts to a “promising” Oxford graduate reveals the social and racial inequality at the core of our justice system. Full story - Guardian Law

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