10th May - Law News

2690th 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: Academic and gay rights activist Dennis Altman appeared on ABC's 'Monday Conference' in 1972 to discuss his newly released book, 'Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation.'

Focus of the Day Article:
The lord chancellor is fully behind the senior judiciary’s determination not to fill gaps on the bench by lowering standards of recruitment, the lord chief justice said today. Hinting at the ongoing debate over judicial salaries and pensions, Lord Burnett of Maldon said: 'On one thing there is agreement - the bar to appointment will not be lowered.'
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