31st October - Law News

2136th 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 Himalayan region of Kashmir has been a flashpoint between India and Pakistan for over six decades. Since India's partition and the creation of Pakistan in 1947, the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought two wars over the Muslim-majority territory, which both claim in full but control in part. Today it remains one of the most militarised zones in the world. China administers parts of the territory.

Focus of the day story:  Government reportedly planning to allow some UK prisoners to vote. Ministry of Justice rumoured to be considering ending blanket ban for those serving sentences of less than a year and on day release. Full story - Guardian Law

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