7th November - Law News

2143rd 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:  Since moving in with Pakistani Muslim foster parents, Rebecca Brown - who is white British - has had school friends ask if she lives with terrorists, because of their religion. Reporter Ashley John-Baptiste has been to meet her her family, and speak to others about their experiences of interracial fostering.

Focus of the day story: Significant reforms to the rules on disclosure are to be piloted next year, following concerns the c Jails in Scotland less violent than in England and Wales, figures show. Statistics from Holyrood reveal 73% fewer incidents of violence in Scottish prisons than in English and Welsh last year. Full story - Guardian Law

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