5th November - Law News

2870th 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:  An investigation has found that more and more young people are going missing, from accommodation provided to support those in care. A Freedom of Information request indicates the number missing from unregulated homes has more than doubled in England and Wales in the past 3 years. It's also been revealed that more than 60 children were found by councils to have been sexually assaulted or exploited once they returned. The Department for Education, who refused to be interviewed, say councils have a duty to provide suitable accommodation.

Saturday Conversations on Law

Focus of the Day Article: It is a sad indictment that our prisons are no longer even “decent”, they struggle to maintain basic standards much less rehabilitate. Full story: Guardian Law