28th May - Law News

2708th 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: It is estimated that 80% of the Yazidi women rescued from the dying days of the so-called Islamic State have had children with their jihadi captors. They were kidnapped from the the Yazidi community five years ago, but are not allowed to return until they abandon their children born during IS-captivity.

Focus of the Day Article:
Sir Rupert Jackson―architect of the 2013 civil costs reforms―has proposed radical ideas to transform clinical negligence. The retired Lord Justice of Appeal gave the keynote speech at the Medico-Legal Conference 2019 in London last week, on the subject of ‘Medical errors: sanctions and compensation―is there another way?’. ‘The legal system does not adopt a coherent approach to medical cases in the same way that it does to family cases or other specialist cases,’ Sir Rupert said.  
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