5th October - Law News

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Today's Video Focus: In Donald Trump’s version of how he got rich, he was the master dealmaker who parlayed a $1 million loan from his father into a $10 billion empire. But our investigation shows that in every era of Mr. Trump’s life, his finances were deeply intertwined with, and dependent upon, his father’s wealth, receiving the equivalent of over $400 million from his father’s real estate empire.

Focus of the Day Article:
To retain public confidence judges cannot stand ‘aloof’ from society, warned the Lord Chief Justice, as he called for a ‘measured expansion of livestreaming and broadcasting’ of proceedings.
Speaking at the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association annual conference in Australia, Lord Justice Burnett urged judges to engage more with the public and media. He said: ‘The judiciary invites misunderstanding or incomprehension if it stands completely apart and aloof from society.’
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