15th February - Law News

2243rd 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 Focus Story: Court of Arbitration for Sport Secretary General Matthieu Reeb has told RT that he sees nothing illegal or odd in the International Olympic Committee refusing athletes entry, even in cases when the exclusion was based on suspicion.

Focus of the Day Story: Plans to introduce accelerated two-year degree courses could create a ‘two-tiered’ profession if students are not given time to take part in ‘crucial’ work experience schemes during holidays, junior lawyers have warned. Responding to a government consultation, the Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) said proposals could result in ‘increased and additional terms’ for those on the fast track programme, meaning they may not have the time to apply for work experience.  Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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