3rd December - Law News

2898th 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 Norwegian pensioner convicted of spying in Moscow says he was wrong to trust an intelligence officer who recruited him to pass on payment for secrets about Russia’s atomic submarine fleet. Frode Berg has just returned home after complex negotiations led him being included in a spy swap between Russia and Lithuania. His arrest and conviction for espionage has caused controversy in Norway, where many criticise the Nato country’s use of a civilian in risky intelligence operations - especially when tensions between the West and Russia are so high.

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Focus of the Day Article: Rendition: refusal to hold UK public inquiry to face judicial review. High court judge grants permission for challenge by David Davis and others. Full story: Guardian Law