3rd July - Law News

2380th 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: Hiding in plain sight in homes all across Australia, international crime syndicates are growing millions of dollars-worth of cannabis. Senior police believe these syndicates are far more powerful than they previously suspected and say they operate across multiple states in a “scattergun” model, designed so the detection of one house does not cripple the overall business. The ABC has gained rare access to several crop houses during police raids in NSW. Reporter Nino Bucci followed the trail of these syndicates all the way to the poorest provinces of Vietnam where most crop sitters come from before arriving to Australia on student visas.

Focus of the Day Story: Police study UK rendition report amid pressure to investigate. Former military lawyer says The Hague might step in if Britain fails to launch inquiry. Full story - Guardian Law

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