11th October - Law News

2481st 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: The manager of a Belfast bakery said he was "delighted and relieved" after the Supreme Court ruled that his company was not discriminating against a customer when it refused to make a cake iced with the slogan "support gay marriage". Gareth Lee, who ordered the cake, said he found the decision concerning "not just for gay people, but every single one of us". Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell and John O'Doherty, director of the Northern Ireland LGBT organisation, Rainbow Project, debate.

Focus of the Day Article:
The government's proposed fast-track appeals timetable for immigration and asylum detainees is not enough time for solicitors to do everything necessary to effectively represent their clients, the Law Society has warned.

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