31st January - Law News

2592nd 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 Trump administration’s hard-line stance on keeping migrants out is pushing asylum seekers to take remote and dangerous routes into the United States. And a wall might not be able to fix that.

Focus of the Day Article:
A young solicitor who was “deceived, pressured, bullied and manipulated” has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT), despite being the one to blow the whistle on misconduct in her firm. The SDT said the fact that Emily Scott, who left Quality Solicitors De Vita Platt immediately after completing her training contract, had been “under pressure and working in a horrendous environment” could not excuse her dishonesty.
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