28th March - Law News

2647th 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: State's Attorney Kim Foxx, who recused herself from the Jussie Smollett case after text messages showed Smollett family friend Tina Tchen reached out to Foxx on February 1, defended her office's decision in an interview with WBEZ to drop charges against Smollett.

Focus of the Day Story:
Acting without integrity involves “greater moral turpitude” on the part of a solicitor than dishonesty but a lesser sanction, a High Court judge has found, while appearing to question previous Court of Appeal authority on the issue. Mr Justice Mostyn was returning to the relationship between the two concepts after the Court of Appeal last year overturned his decision that they were synonymous.
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