5th October - Law News

2110th 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 Guardian/ITV News undercover investigation into conditions at a chicken processing factory that supplies Britain's major supermarkets reveals hygiene failures, manipulation of slaughter dates and repackaging of returned meat. The 2 Sisters plant in the West Midlands supplies M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Aldi and Lidl with pre-packaged chicken meat.

Focus of the day story:  More than 50 solicitors, barristers and in-house counsel have volunteered to outsmart predictive software based on artificial intelligence in a ground-breaking lawyer v machine challenge. Lawyers will have a week to predict whether real PPI complaints were upheld or rejected by the Financial Ombudsman, before Elexirr, developed by the team behind LawBot, predicts the outcomes in its own way. Full story - Legal Futures

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