3rd May - Law News

2320th 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: Guns sold by a former Washington DC police officer were traced to a murder, a convicted felon and the suicide of a former US Marine according to court records

Focus of the Day Story: Self-employed barristers are “data controllers” and not “data processors” for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as they need to be able to act independently of instructing solicitors, the Bar Council has said. The Bar Council said it was responding to attempts by solicitors’ firms to get individual barristers or chambers to enter into data processing contracts under the GDPR, which comes into effect on May 25. Full story - Legal Futures

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