13th May - Law News

2693rd 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 leaders of the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany Party have been turned away from a top Berlin restaurant. It said it would not serve politicians who show hostility towards ethnic and religious minorities.

Focus of the Day Article:
Fully-video court hearings for domestic abuse cases are being piloted at Manchester and Birmingham Civil Justice Centres. While video technology is used widely in courts, it usually links just one person into a physical courtroom. With fully video hearings, all parties appear by video. Vulnerable people can appear before the court using a video link from a computer in their solicitor’s office, saving them the distress of appearing in court at what is likely to be a traumatic time.
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