24th August - Law News

2433rd 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: She was never verbally or physically threatened or restrained. But at age 19, Nina Van Harn felt like she couldn’t say no when she was expected to marry a man chosen by her family. And she is not alone in her experience. In a two-year period, it’s estimated that there were 3,000 such forced marriage cases in the United States.
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A number of human rights organisations have welcomed the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office’s (IPCO) plans to launch a public consultation on the UK’s policy against involvement in torture, the ‘Consolidated Guidance’.
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