7th November - Law News

2872nd 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 man who ran the Liberal Party's federal election campaign in Victoria has admitted that Chinese language posters used in key seats were designed to mimic official Electoral Commission signs. The posters are the subject of a Federal Court challenge which hopes to void the election results in the Treasurer's seat of Kooyong and Gladys Liu's seat of Chisolm.

Saturday Conversations on Law

Focus of the Day Article: Discussions on taking forward proposals for Wales to take full control of its justice system will begin as soon as a new UK government is in place, the Welsh government says. Responding to last month's wide-ranging report by the Commission for Justice in Wales, Mark Drakeford AM, first minister, endorsed what he called the key finding that 'substantial devolution' of the justice system is necessary. 'This central finding is consistent with the longstanding position of the Welsh government – reaffirmed most recently in our paper “Reforming the Union” last month,' Drakeford said. Full story: The Law Society Gazette