20th March - Law News

2276th 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: Cambridge Analytica claims to use data 'to change audience behaviour'. But now a whistleblower, Christopher Wylie, has come forward to expose the company's practices. Wylie describes how its CEO, Alexander Nix, attracted support from then-Breitbart editor, Steve Bannon, and investment from billionaire Robert Mercer before obtaining help from Cambridge professor Aleksandr Kogan to harvest tens of millions of Facebook profiles.

Focus of the Day story: Barrister blows whistle on 'broken legal system brought to its knees by cuts'. Damning book by ‘secret barrister’ tells of courts plagued by daily errors leaving them unfit for purpose. Full story - Guardian Law

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