4th December - Law News

2170th 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: What’s funny about sexual assault? Six female comedians weigh in on rape jokes, and how stand-up is changing in the post-Weinstein era.

Focus of the day story: Judges, barristers, solicitors and immigration specialists have voiced a string of concerns about the government’s treatment of immigration detainees. They spoke under conditions of strict anonymity for an independent study commissioned by the Bar Council and published this week, Injustices in Immigration Detention, written by Dr Anna Lindley of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Full story - New Law Journal

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