1st November - Law News

2137th 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: There are fatalities after a truck drove the wrong way down the West Side Highway bike path for several blocks Tuesday afternoon, striking several people, according to sources at the New York Police Department.

Focus of the day story: The cab-rank rule will not be extended to public and licensed access (PLA) cases after the Bar Standards Board (BSB) received complete backing for the position in consultation. Feedback has also led it to drop plans for a requirement that PLA barristers disclose the level of their professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover and to allow clients ineligible to complain to the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) to directly instruct any barrister. Full story - Legal Futures

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