2nd October - Law News

2837th 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:  The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, has said he takes "full responsibility" for the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling it a "mistake" but denying that he ordered the killing. Jamal Khashoggi disappeared exactly a year ago after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. We have been speaking to the fiancee he was about to marry and a warning: this report contains disburbing details about his gruesome murder.

Saturday Conversations on Law

Focus of the Day Article: The Ministry of Justice has incurred the wrath of a charity behind a substantial database of case law accessed by solicitors free of charge, it emerged. BAILII has a contract with the Ministry of Justice to provide free access to case law to the public. This week, it tweeted a letter that the ministry sent to someone in France this month who asked to reuse some of the judgments published on BAILII's website under the Open Government Licence. Full story: The Law Society Gazette