29th July - Law News

2770th 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: A transgender woman has started a twitter storm after effectively forcing a beauty salon in Canada to close - for refusing to wax her bikini line. Jessica Yaniv, formerly Jonathan, filed 16 'human rights complaints' against different salon owners in Vancouver. The story has triggered a furious backlash from feminists in Canada.

Focus of the Day Article:
The Queen has appointed Scottish judge Lord Reed as the next President of the UK’s Supreme Court, succeeding Baroness Hale. He will take up his new role on 11 January 2020, the day after Lady Hale retires. She has served as President since September 2017. 
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