17th May - Law News

2697th 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: Bob Hawke, Australia's 23rd prime minister and former Labor Party leader, has died at the age of 89. A great conciliator, Mr Hawke's achievements as prime minister included modernising the economy and integrating it into the global community, establishing Medicare, and championing environmental issues.

Focus of the Day Article:
Bullying and sexual harassment rife among lawyers, global survey finds as IBA chief exhorts practitioners to “be of good character,” while UK and government workers singled out. With the UK Mental Health Awareness Week in full swing, reality bit into the campaign with a survey revealing levels of bullying in the UK are above the international average.
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