19th March - Law News

2275th 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: Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy bristled at President Donald Trump's attorney John Dowd's calling for the Justice Department to end Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe.

Focus of the Day story: Domestic abuse perpetrators could be electronically tagged or forced to attend programmes to address their attitudes under new Domestic Abuse Protection Orders. Breaching an order would be a criminal offence. Where abuse involves or affects a child, this would be counted as an aggravating factor during sentencing. A Domestic Abuse Commissioner would be appointed to hold the government to account. Full story - New Law Journal

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