6th December - Law News

2537th 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: How a Gang Hunted and Killed a 15 Year Old in the Bronx - The murder of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, known as “Junior,” drew outrage from across the city. The investigation retraces his last steps — and reveals how a recent wave of violence in the Bronx took the life of a boy just two blocks from his home.

Focus of the Day Article:
Public and human rights firm Bindmans is to test whether ‘ethical veganism’ can be considered a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010. The firm said its client Jordi Casamitjana was dismissed by his employer, animal welfare charity the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS), after he raised concerns that its pension fund was being invested into companies that tested products on animals. He claimed the decision to fire him was on account of his philosophical belief in ethical veganism. The charity rejects the claim.
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