10th July - Law News

2751st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Two sisters, who say they suffered years of abuse at the hands of their own father, have become the latest Saudi women to flee the Kingdom. Draconian guardianship laws mean every Saudi woman is assigned a male guardian, usually a father or husband, whose permission is needed to marry, travel and even play sports. Women, throughout their lives, are always treated as minors. Dua and Dalal say they fear being "disappeared" if their father tracks them down.

Focus of the Day Article:
Achieving buy-in for technology regulation from everyone involved in lawtech – from developers to users – is crucial to it working well, a new analysis has suggested. It also stressed the importance of regulators consulting on proposed regulatory change and being willing to change course if necessary, depending on the responses that came back.
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