4th February - Law News

2596th 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: 'Profiting from war crimes' - that's what a new report, by Amnesty International, says tourism companies are doing by listing accommodation in disputed West Bank settlements. The report has prompted one Israeli minister to call for the human rights group to be banned from the country.

Focus of the Day story:
Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme has notched up 30 years on the calendar since its launch in February 1989. The scheme was introduced following public outrage over a series of controversial sentencing decisions, including the 1986 ‘Ealing vicarage rape’ case where a 21-year was raped by burglars at her father’s vicarage.
Full story - New Law Journal 

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