7th December - Law News

2173rd 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: On the 25th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid, in India, here's what two men who played a role in the sequence of events have to say.

Focus of the day story:  HM Courts & Tribunals Service has found £5m to deal urgently with a spate of reports of 'minor but irritating' faults in the courts estate, the lord chief justice revealed this morning. In his first press conference since being sworn in, the Rt. Hon. Lord Burnett of Maldon also warned of 'a growing number of cases where judges are threatened and physically abused' - and said that litigants in person 'do not necessarily clog up the courts'. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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