Saturday

19th September- Law News

 Edition 3189: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.

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Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Indian film star Suriya Sivakumar will not face a contempt case over his comments on the Madras High Court linked to the alleged suicide of three medical aspirants. The Madras High Court today called the actor's comments "unnecessary and unwarranted" but ruled that there would be no contempt proceedings.



Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Company directors will have their identities verified before their names are listed on the UK’s official register of company information, as the government attempts to make life harder for financial criminals https://t.co/Qzg4zaxCL3
  • #Thai national park sends rubbish back to tourists https://t.co/EXdilPddqn
  • A woman who was changed out of vomit-soaked clothes after being arrested has failed in her bid to sue police. Cheryl Pile "emptied the contents of her stomach all over herself" at a Liverpool Police station in April 2017 https://t.co/1xWMdIE53
  • Jail for driver who crashed on A487 killing girlfriend https://t.co/pYZeZMqQXa
  • 'The legal and illegal trade are inseparable': The drain of Africa’s chimpanzees for foreign zoos https://t.co/nuAKcOZkK
  • TikTok and WeChat: #US to ban app downloads in 48 hours https://t.co/HsVswtVFi
  • Amal Clooney has quit her role as the UK's envoy on press freedom "in dismay" at the government's willingness to break international law over Brexit https://t.co/kzwRLDbwYd
  • UK Insolvency Law's Impact on Energy Companies https://t.co/mic6PJ9LCZ
  • A so-called pickup artist who was jailed for targeting young women has had his conviction quashed on appeal - Adnan Ahmed - who called himself Addy A-game - secretly filmed himself approaching women in Glasgow and South Lanarkshire https://t.co/KGtw79vTL
  • Mark D'arcy-Smith was having a drink at The Richmal Crompton Wetherspoon when Louie Kincella used the pub's ordering app to send a banana to his table, latter found guilty of hate-crime, fined £1280 in fine & court fees https://t.co/NJzqEf04QH
  • Boxer Carl Frampton is facing total claims for nearly £4m over his split from ex-manager Barry McGuigan, the High Court heard on Wednesday https://t.co/qS56BU2Vh
  • Gender-fluid worker wins Jaguar Land Rover tribunal - s R Taylor brought claims against the company, saying she had suffered abuse and a lack of support https://t.co/qHMtkOc38
  • Know the law on flexible working requests? Employment lawyer guides https://t.co/NYoeL3U2TG
  • NI: Lurgan firm expands to form McCourt McGlone Solicitors - Irish Legal News https://t.co/gpGb6XTQk
  • Australian judge steps down from #HongKong court over new national security law - James Spigelman resigned from Hong Kong appeal court citing concerns with new law imposed by China https://t.co/cUkUxsTeA
  • Private client lawyer targets wealthy with strategic consultancy - Legal Futures https://t.co/m9VCag9Ot8
  • Thirteen new employment judges appointed - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/TAeJ5gnryp
  • UK government faces ‘difficulty’ in replacing Lord Keen - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/dJ5XRQpTg
  • Police officers in offensive WhatsApp group lose appeal against decision to investigate them - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/YLPjodxspa
  • City firm launches multi-disciplinary harassment service - Legal Futures https://t.co/bIba7wVjaC
  • Police launch homicide inquiry after #German hospital hack that led to the death of a patient https://t.co/ZObCrkfhok
  • Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of his honorary CBE following his conviction for rape and sexual assault https://t.co/9xbb2p2jRW
  • More judges to work flexibly in latest diversity push - Legal Futures https://t.co/nXQTrSdcty
  • On the frontline in a Nightingale court | Law Gazette https://t.co/9AeqV8i9c
  • Disgrace of England and Wales' prisons exposes ministers' refusal to learn from mistakes https://t.co/e1Gn6cxKAn
  • Solicitor caught in TV sham marriage sting is banned once more | Law Gazette https://t.co/ujbOpiezXm
  • Lockdown 'sexting' blackmail concerns for young people sharing images https://t.co/41GMBOqlO
  • Bestival death: Ceon Broughton will not face retrial https://t.co/PINWR9M1Ug
  • Tell us: what are pandemic conditions like in UK prisons? We would like to hear about experiences of prisons in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/xmTHqR0VhY
  • NHS worker attacked on London bus in Covid mask row, say police: Police seek man who allegedly assaulted passenger who moved away from him on bus https://t.co/DgGdRH0YIn
  • 'Hail, gallant woman': Amy Dorris praised for coming forward with Trump assault allegation - Fellow accuser E Jean Carroll leads chorus of voices supporting former model https://t.co/5ma4psqKg
  • Bar students required to decide exam retake before knowing results | Law Gazette https://t.co/2H1Th53TG
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/1qL5ZtqDWD
  • IBA warns against Assange extradition | Law Gazette https://t.co/VtMcWlXPBK
  • Co-op Legal profits fall despite lockdown divorce surge | Law Gazette https://t.co/5yu0m2d0dC
  • Hundreds of children at one of Wales' biggest schools have been sent home to self-isolate after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus https://t.co/voYiknKQpK
  • UK government is considering taking further England-wide measures including a short period of restrictions across the country to try to slow a second surge of coronavirus cases https://t.co/H6B0RyTIJ1
  • Scottish Feminist Judgments Project releases third episode in podcast series - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/owGIuFK5Fu
  • Launch Offer - Scots Law Conventions – Virtual Edition - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/EcEPn8FuZI
  • Children’s rights expert says SQA appeals system ‘not human rights compliant’ - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/qzrPI0ZMpJ
  • New student directors for Aberdeen Law Project - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/kZ2LWFgGg
  • Caroline Fraser joins Lindsays Dundee office as partner - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/b2eDfaYN3Z
  • Chevron refuses to pay for the 'Amazon Chernobyl' https://t.co/Jhv5oV7ZUC
  • Cheer star Jerry Harris arrested on charges of child sexual abuse images #US https://t.co/NZqMJmM0h3
  • Home Office 'bases immigration policies on anecdotes and prejudice' – MPs https://t.co/wHgjhDyxi
  • Friday's LawNewsIndex: 18th September- Law News https://t.co/5DbMutTZq
  • New silk Ruth Charteris makes Crown Office switch - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/dgczzoOHZC
  • Kentucky cheerleading: University of Kentucky violated open records law in denying ESPN #US https://t.co/juESNJwpnY

Friday

18th September- Law News

Edition 3188: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.

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Focus of the Day Law Article: TA new methodology to help GCs deal with ESG issues emerging from the pandemic. By embracing stakeholder capitalism, GCs can boost the resilience, reputation and ultimately revenue of their organisations, argues Stephen Shergold. Full story - The Global Legal Post

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  In Gateshead, we are bang in the middle of the area which will be put under strict new lockdown restrictions from midnight - no mixing of households, and pubs and bars to close at 10pm. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the measures, which affect some two million people, came after local councils raised concerns about rates of infection - telling MPs "the data says that we must act now".



Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Sophie Fairweather - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/1tG875VDyz
  • Man involved in fatal stabbing outside Failsworth pub denied leave to appeal 11-year jail sentence https://t.co/9TqOhblFx
  • David Davis demands access to secret hearings on torture - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/Nq7GnSREp
  • Sunderland prepare for £13million High Court battle with former club doctor over Ricky Alvarez saga https://t.co/puJLGbqb
  • ‘Disappointing’ delay in introducing honorary QC system in Scotland - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/t6hxqtiZ73
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/N0iuOsvBY
  • Judicial diversity statistics show 'significant disparity' between solicitors and barristers | Law Gazette https://t.co/67vpo2Bb
  • Solicitors’ Role Critical To Saving Clients Thousands On Stamp Duty Land Tax https://t.co/RVIqJSAgZ
  • Harpenden solicitor Sandy Macherla has been shortlised for a prestigious Law Society Excellence Award, the highest accolade for lawyers and law firms in England and Wales https://t.co/aIdah2UWxV
  • Online wills – the future or too risky? - Legal Futures https://t.co/pxu8bvGjYB
  • Law Society's "sympathy" with indemnity insurers' frustrations - Legal Futures https://t.co/eCGvyIXx
  • People arriving from Singapore and Thailand in England and Scotland will not need to quarantine from Saturday morning, the government has said https://t.co/154wQ7j51s
  • #HongKong activist denied bail after being charged with sedition: Colonial-era penal code used as Tam Tak-chi’s alleged offences took place before new national security law was imposed https://t.co/ZRh7YY6eL
  • Banksy trademark 'at risk' after street artist loses legal battle https://t.co/kRBNZ2RgZd
  • Robert Buckland urged to join Lord Keen in quitting over Brexit bill https://t.co/ub1xhVfKg6
  • Profits down but wills and divorce enquiries surge at Co-op - Legal Futures https://t.co/IxeW2qyuyG
  • Footballer Lionel Messi can register his name as a trademark after a nine-year legal battle, the EU's top court has ruled https://t.co/qekiXwyao
  • #Nigerians congratulate Veteran actor, Kanayo Kanayo as he officially becomes a lawyer https://t.co/9jIT5KZ1f6
  • £60k fine and JR ban for immigration solicitor - Legal Futures https://t.co/QBpSQfUwt
  • 'I feel sick, violated': former model alleges sexual assault by Donald Trump – video #US https://t.co/Nmv0cqTDZD
  • First Thing: 'I was in Trump's grip, and I couldn't get out of it' #US https://t.co/tkJlg4OAr4
  • #US President Donald Trump accused again of sexual assault, this time bu by former model Amy Dorris https://t.co/i65aA2yc9O
  • SME legal services platform goes global after City law firm invests - Legal Futures https://t.co/Ha0v51GlG
  • Sheriff Napier refuses to deal with ‘appalling’ video links in court - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/D44Rp6RSmA
  • Doubts cast on fairness of inquiry into reform of judicial review - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/Sx1Aobr1v
  • Petition of Iranian asylum seeker who transported Kurdish political party members refused by Outer House - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/Aga5aMMwRH
  • War Crime Risk Grows for U.S. Over #Saudi Strikes in Yemen https://t.co/Cl9Am0UmpZ
  • New restrictions in north-east England and RCT, Wales https://t.co/NZfQEwdWpN
  • Alexei Navalny's aides say 'nerve agent' found on bottle in hotel room #Russia https://t.co/WXvN5ceYO
  • Lesbos: #Greek police move migrants to new camp after Moria fire https://t.co/Ti2PFrCGJ
  • Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has said it will not formally investigate a performance by Diversity on Britain's Got Talent after 24,000 far-right supporters filed complaints https://t.co/hrQmQSveiG
  • Her Husband Abused Her. But Getting a Divorce Was an Ordeal: A graphic video of a husband beating his wife has shocked #China https://t.co/nRAcDLaP1
  • Vietnam War leaker Daniel Ellsberg warns against extraditing Assange - Pentagon Papers whistleblower says WikiLeaks founder won’t get a fair trial in the #US https://t.co/awKwL2dmhr
  • Lord Keen: what were the events that led to Tory peer's resignation? https://t.co/PrTPhL1PYR
  • Fears for employment tribunal as Covid backlog hits 45,000 | Law Gazette https://t.co/ffsiSlQc4u
  • The University of Kentucky violated records law on requests related to cheer team, AG rules #US https://t.co/bTAuuWtYrx
  • Paedophile banned for historic offences stretching 15 years | Law Gazette https://t.co/YhQGWtqH2w
  • The sister of a senior paramedic killed when her motorbike was involved in a crash has started a petition as part of the family’s continued fight for justice two years after her death https://t.co/BLSFX2ev7
  • UK judge halts Home Office flight to remove asylum seekers: Lawyers argue group of up to 20 people will be left destitute in Spain if deported https://t.co/CPYiZXaLA
  • European Court of Justice interprets ‘net neutrality’ rules for the first time - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/50IejUwvZx
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/TuZlfTPNDb
  • Dividend on hold at listed firm Rosenblatt | Law Gazette https://t.co/3KBgMp6unE
  • Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the freedom of the journalist is supreme and it would be disastrous for any democracy to control the press #India https://t.co/guoPlYd34o
  • The rule of law is not negotiable | Law Gazette https://t.co/vyi6wcd91d
  • Extra 200 judges on standby to help with possession proceedings | Law Gazette https://t.co/0rIH2WsH7o
  • Forbes solicitors appoint new partner in corporate - Lading commercial lawyer David Filmer has joined as a partner in the firm’s corporate team https://t.co/WqwbM9AT7E
  • Noel Ferry: Children bill brings welcome changes, but misses some opportunities - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/zNWX60AFbg
  • Law Society creates new online information sessions for young solicitors - Irish Legal News https://t.co/ib7cpEfqm9
  • White paper promises 'smarter' sentencing to cut crime | Law Gazette https://t.co/9UXutlHUmH
  • #India same-sex marriage hopes dashed by right-wing BJP government's solicitor general https://t.co/lbNSKDC3f4
  • Brexit Britain: from beacon of justice to law-breaking state https://t.co/bHhQBC9dC3 
  • Anna Robertson appointed chair of Aberdeen Law Project - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/oaOJcuOpoy
  • #Bulgarian President Radev vetoes amendments to Judiciary Act https://t.co/6VKJVnn6fK
  • Buckland urged to add claimant lawyers to JR panel | Law Gazette https://t.co/TkypCtgJP
  • Critique of judiciary’s functioning in a statement against the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test has made Tamil actor Suriya Sivakumar the target of Madras High Court Judge to urge the Chief Justice to initiate contempt proceedings #India https://t.co/YRUC2137p
  • Maid’s acquittal reignites debate on ‘pliant’ S’pore judiciary - Critics say #Singapore's courts favor the rich and powerful https://t.co/n5X9fMKfyD
  • Researchers claim to develop concept to ensure ‘legal safety’ of driverless cars https://t.co/elZ9sgKPj
  • Biden campaign readies massive legal team for voting, election issues #US https://t.co/iPHnbjz26q
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Samantha Whyte - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/XVqzCnrv7b
  • Coronavirus: Trial urges people to call 111 before going to A&E https://t.co/zWDTHLZO9D 
  • Cyber threat to disrupt start of university term https://t.co/j3bNPpwwGr
  • Revenge porn 'new normal' after cases surge in lockdown https://t.co/LS5WhEyPO7 
  • Almost two million people in north-east England are expected to face local restrictions as coronavirus cases rise https://t.co/DXSO2FrKcO
  • Brutality against migrants has become normal on the EU’s lawless borders https://t.co/RLWR9Ga6Ih
  • #Hungary's students are making a last stand against Viktor Orb├ín’s power grab https://t.co/Ho5HEfHmSZ
  • Council shuts Bolton firm’s office over links to 18 Covid cases | Law Gazette https://t.co/Xpi70xCG6h 
  • Claimant refused permission to rely on more favourable expert | Law Gazette https://t.co/AnV1xCOzVs
  • This Kolkata Woman is Leading a Silent Revolution in Women’s Health in West Bengal #India https://t.co/YL4umEaY5F

Thursday

17th September- Law News

Edition 3187: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.
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Focus of the Day Law Article: The government’s longest serving justice minister, Lord Keen of Elie (Richard Keen QC), has resigned in the latest twist to the row over whether proposed Brexit legislation would break international law. The Blackstone Chambers barrister said he had 'found it increasingly difficult to reconcile' his obligations as a lawyer with provisions in the Internal Market Bill. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Australia will soon ban exporting rubbish and recycling overseas if a bill currently before parliament is passed. The proposed laws are being examined by a Senate committee this week. Some in the industry are worried more waste will end up in landfill.



Saturday Conversations on Law
  • SCTS announces new programme for Civil Online service is ready for ‘wider rollout’ - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/hjCNSORBvB
  • 'Advocating While Black: Navigating Black Identity in the Human Rights Field' - Zoom seminar September 24, 2020 https://t.co/HBc0ub7vw
  • Alasdair Burnet appointed Queen’s Counsel - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/YACoi80Nn
  • SYLA invites young lawyers to complete survey on impact of COVID-19 - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/g43m875wkW
  • Legal primer: The right to my opinion (Free Speech I) - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/V08nzJB1n
  • Cosmopolitan human rights and local transformations: in tension or in tandem? https://t.co/XG6WgN2TW
  • A dentist who extracted a patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard has been sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment on various charges - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/n6Mgp0hvUJ
  • Inside the #French police: Police representatives say that worsening public hostility and working conditions are fuelling an epidemic of psychological problems and suicides https://t.co/mJLpES0jGR
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/VZ8FezqjaQ
  • #Niger human rights defenders still unjustly detained for more than six months https://t.co/w33EcRsSeP
  • Asylum seekers' camp: 'No consultation' says Welsh Government - The Penally Army centre in Pembrokeshire is one of several sites being considered by the Home Office https://t.co/iyoneWY67X
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf coronavirus lockdown: What are the rules? https://t.co/JhewlNo9NT
  • Rise to the occasion to tackle injustice, Bachelet urges Human Rights Council #UnitedNations https://t.co/dDZDGEmWs
  • A tribunal has recorded the deposition of prosecution witnesses against Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed Karim, in a case filed under the Arms Act at Uttara police station #Bangladesh https://t.co/s1pjDiyuy
  • UK government refuses to give evidence to Holyrood on Internal Market Bill - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/IS6CpVZV38
  • Oxford graduate crowdfunding to become barrister pledges free tutoring for underprivileged kids for each donation: Mohamed Hussein Iman has spent 300 hours volunteering to help underprivileged students with university admissions and their studies https://t.co/L7gLO112P
  • Transportation Appeal Tribunal Unable To Consider Costs After Withdrawal #Canada https://t.co/q9WlRLW3j
  • English Court of Appeal refuses appeal of decision to build school near airbase - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/sOW9NIgXu
  • Twenty-nine #German police officers whi visited far-right chatrooms, have been suspended for sharing pictures of Adolf Hitler and depictions of refugees in gas chambers on their phones https://t.co/NrVjLmtFB
  • Tribunal awards 10 UK homecare workers £10,000 each in back pay - Ruling says travel and waiting time between cases should be treated as working time https://t.co/9kWlBnfpXb
  • The Advocate General for Scotland, Lord Keen of Elie QC, has offered his resignation to Prime Minister Boris Johnson following a debacle arising over a government bill - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/PCYM85p2bH
  • Lawyer to be named interim competition watchdog chief - Jonathan Scott will take up the position on a temporary basis following Lord Tyrie's departure https://t.co/pzmYFRVsiy
  • The back-up driver of an Uber self-driving car that killed a pedestrian has been charged with negligent homicide - Elaine Herzberg, aged 49, was hit by the car as she wheeled a bicycle across the road in Tempe, Arizona, in 2018 #US https://t.co/DCPd9HW9sy
  • Diversity Push Barely Budges Corporate Boards to 12.5%, Survey Finds #US https://t.co/vbHHsMTWqQ
  • Lamine Diack, the ex-head of athletics' governing body, has been jailed after being found guilty of corruption. The Senegalese, 87, faced corruption and money-laundering charges linked to the Russian doping scandal https://t.co/PyhEr4dyHv
  • Officials in Rochester, N.Y., spent months trying to suppress video footage of the police encounter that led to Mr. Prude’s death #US https://t.co/WfTOjUzOM
  • Judge Sebastian Prentis made a winding up order at a virtual hearing in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court, and his ruling is set to bring to an end the history of Macclesfield Town FC, founded in 1874 https://t.co/acRZg4MSwJ
  • This time the insurance industry lost after reading the small print - The FCA won a significant legal victory on insurance payouts to small firms hit by Covid-19 https://t.co/K6wbjosJ1k
  • Woman makes Scottish legal bid to use late husband's sperm https://t.co/DhVjG8Tj36
  • Barbados has announced its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic - "The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind," the Caribbean island nation's government said https://t.co/JzpgNnNqXh
  • Travel company Tui has promised to clear a backlog of refunds by the end of the month following an investigation by the UK's competition authority https://t.co/etBGN499Us
  • There has been a fresh round of violence between Palestinians in Gaza and #Israel, after a ceremony in Washington at which Israel and two Gulf Arab states normalised their relations https://t.co/UuzDxDfbP
  • The UK has rescued a British child from Syria as part of efforts to return unaccompanied minors stranded amid the fallout of the Islamic State conflict https://t.co/AvzIxww9og
  • A second Welsh county, Rhondda Cynon Taff to go into lockdown, 240,000 people living in Rhondda Cynon Taff will have restrictions imposed on their daily lives https://t.co/Vq94l2Uw2y
  • Vulnerable children who require urgent support will "slip out of view" because of the impact of coronavirus, England's children's commissioner has warned https://t.co/FdRvo74BIK
  • YouTube hit with UK class action style suit seeking $3BN+ for ‘unlawful’ use of kids’ data https://t.co/i5acfWDoeP
  • Government eyes regulating the law's unregulated providers - Legal Futures https://t.co/s0fQTiEowJ
  • #China's influence on the global human rights system https://t.co/nLE2iG2aN3
  • McGuigan's Lawyer Challenges Frampton in Court Over Kinahan Link https://t.co/kPb1tj9Vmb
  • Top Edinburgh lawyer calls for pardon and memorial for women accused of witchcraft https://t.co/T1vpiQot42
  • Commercial chambers offers £20k to fund withdrawn pupillage at crime set - Legal Futures https://t.co/fYuZHuOWmW
  • Solicitor who raided client’s estate to pay debts is struck off - Legal Futures https://t.co/Hl2rFR9R3R
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/OO8eRHXDw
  • Bolton Council shuts down law firm's offices for "flouting" Covid-19 rules - Legal Futures https://t.co/Jo79RAmg6V
  • Sexual and violent offenders will serve at least two-thirds of jail terms, rather than half, as part of changes to the criminal justice system in England and Wales https://t.co/B3nmYGelD2
  • Nightingale court closes less than a month after it opened | Law Gazette https://t.co/lY3rgOizHn
  • Radical reform to Legal Services Act is off the table, MoJ indicates | Law Gazette https://t.co/UFTyV0gbg3
  • Business interruption ruling 'removes large roadblocks' to successful claims | Law Gazette https://t.co/FrlkNnQD0l
  • Rule of law under attack, says Law Society | Law Gazette https://t.co/jCbHZd0hyM
  • Two new silks for Compass Chambers - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/SvYvdJTIor
  • CMS publishes new report to give GCs practical COVID-19 advice - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/8oATsO8SXx
  • Paul McGarry SC: The Irish legal market can benefit from Brexit - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/QggkHNOxQS
  • 'Redundancy floodgates will open' says Unite union https://t.co/UUdNnT1zaD 
  • Aberdeen Law Project’s Ruth Dale secures three-figure sum for client - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/whIeP6ZROP

Wednesday

16th September- Law News

Edition 3186: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.
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Focus of the Day Law Article: The government of the Australian state of Victoria has launched a review into sexual harassment in the legal profession following a “deeply disturbing” survey that found that a majority women had faced it. Full story - Legal Futures

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  The world's worst humanitarian crisis is deepening in Yemen after its three major donors, the US, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, dramatically reduced aid to the country this year.



Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Pensioner to appear in court accused of killing woman and toddler over 40 years ago - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/Fv2RglNPAe
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/gfcNJOPTQI
  • Paul Motion: Vigilante live stream case leaves reputational questions unanswered - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/3vuf5a9KKp
  • New student-led law project comes to Tayside and Perthshire - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/8D96S6wRWu
  • Junior civil servants asked to work on Brexit policy that they fear might break the law, have been advised to inform their managers https://t.co/k3o0iZuxp
  • ICE whistleblower: Nurse alleges 'hysterectomies on immigrant women in #US' https://t.co/1veqZmYZW
  • Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford found out about a major coronavirus data breach 11 days after his Health Minister Vaughan Gething, according to accounts given in the Senedd by the pair https://t.co/mQvRdQZ9i
  • Revealed: Boris Johnson under fire over ‘personal’ meeting with Russian oligarch during COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/fuw4bkUd3
  • Paul Mason joins Womble Bond Dickinson as partner - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/ZzKs1tEaxE
  • The 59-year-old woman who has to live in a van due to the housing crisis https://t.co/7o27MIz4K
  • 400,000 Immigrants Can Be Forced to Leave the #US Court Rules https://t.co/djR9U53lE
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Sian Nolan - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/DPjf2lh0Wa
  • Women lose state pension age appeal against government https://t.co/F3UdkHvkmZ
  • George Bizos obituary: Human rights lawyer in apartheid #SouthAfrica who represented Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia trial https://t.co/KmXT9js
  • Daughter of Hotel #Rwanda dissident criticises Belgium's response to arrest https://t.co/ztYfizsr2
  • Ministers want powers to break international law: how did your MP vote? https://t.co/VtssG5ANNX
  • The events firm celebrating landmark Covid insurance ruling - Boss of Circa Group says high court ruling will save her business https://t.co/Ww9jEOYab1
  • Aberdeen lawyers call for temporary courtrooms to tackle backlog of cases - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/ZSGwmj73v
  • The family of Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky, have agreed a multimillion-dollar settlement with the city, US media report #US https://t.co/275LWlu00f
  • New ‘opt out’ system for organ donation to be introduced next March - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/LbaInGu1vi
  • Ten new Queen’s Counsel appointed - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/S6Ky5vPSEC
  • Child abduction appeal allowed for child retained in England over Christmas - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/P9KqWpJNkc
  • Four people have been jailed in #Vietnam for their roles in the death of 39 migrants found in a lorry in Essex, according to state media reports https://t.co/6HSsVPF97c
  • Small businesses have been thrown a lifeline after the High Court ruled some insurers should have paid out for losses caused by lockdown https://t.co/FbUmP6NtO
  • Families stopping to talk in the street would be in breach of the rule of six restrictions, the home secretary has said https://t.co/mIB8sPJqEK
  • Female Australian lawyers face "high levels" of sexual harassment - Legal Futures https://t.co/LT98o6cPq
  • Convicted conveyancer struck off for facilitiating mortgage fraud - Legal Futures https://t.co/bsQCWWhbPp
  • PI solicitor "compromised independence" in dealings with CMC - Legal Futures https://t.co/nGn6Ha9xxx
  • Charlie Elphicke: Ex-MP jailed for sex assaults on women https://t.co/7HnqJBHiqF
  • Shareholders back in the money despite firm’s profits falling | Law Gazette https://t.co/Xknnq3vzlq
  • Custody limits: judge risked appearance of bias, court told | Law Gazette https://t.co/eReRJoOXQd
  • High Court welcomes three new solicitor-judges | Law Gazette https://t.co/USWQLQYD40
  • BSB admits underestimating number caught up in exam fiasco | Law Gazette https://t.co/f4l0QrBjO6
  • Lords request that silent Buckland makes Brexit bill statement | Law Gazette https://t.co/WHlbiy1I4l
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/gs3vbncOnD
  • Covid-hit law firms shed staff | Law Gazette https://t.co/iuyWSRpjd0
  • Wales should use micro-quarantines to avoid a second national lockdown in the winter, Plaid Cymru has said. The Welsh Government will later outline how it will tackle coronavirus in the NHS during the winter months https://t.co/wbzB2s8rQB
  • A dentist who was secretly stalked by a former patient has spoken of his shock that he was not told immediately his stalker had been released from custody https://t.co/lZyVTHshL
  • My legal life: Tom Keya, Director of Berkeley Rowe, London - Profile | Law Gazette https://t.co/KpaGbMnZLs
  • Victoria police officer appears to stomp on man's head during arrest #Australia https://t.co/UxLZM8vuOo
  • Unemployment: Planned redundancies twice the rate of last recession https://t.co/uAHyOqNFsd
  • Unison: Care workers who made £4 an hour awarded in £100,000 court case https://t.co/TFLEvCuL6
  • Lawyer in the news: Partner, UK and European patent attorney, EIP - Profile | Law Gazette https://t.co/GvSO8huFF
  • Morton Fraser donates £10,000 to Children 1st - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/pznxbAEIsB
  • Trade deal will boost Japan access moves, says Society | Law Gazette https://t.co/TgXp1LbSc
  • Conor Gearty: The rule of law is out in Brexit U-turn - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/KepL1ib9x0
  • News focus: 'Tide turning' for holiday illness claims | Law Gazette https://t.co/UVJOKudaa
  • Crofting Commission wins appeal court ruling preventing tenant crofters erecting wind turbines - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/qEdlMQEo3A
  • Criminal claim possible for COVID-19 deaths at Home Farm Care Home - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/1mpW28t7M
  • Geoffrey Cox threatens to rebel over ‘unconscionable’ Brexit U-turn - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/JxLhQbIpMq
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Faisal Shafaq - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/GA22ilTmSE
  • Crown Office legal team makes concession in Rangers case - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/PA1XrqQRR
  • The government has issued highly detailed dos and don'ts for the UK Jewish community as it celebrates its most important festivals of the year https://t.co/HAJoew5A1
  • Hunting in England exempt from 'rule of six' Covid-19 restrictions https://t.co/3zTXizJClY
  • Renters fleeing inner London in 'race for space', data suggests https://t.co/o8qkSTU6AQ 
  • Pilot initiative at Hamilton Sheriff Court to reduce COVID-19 backlog - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/9XiyWUTDHf
  • Official post-Brexit report warns of queues of 7,000 lorries in Kent https://t.co/09Cm4QjfP2
  • Maximum jail term for attacking emergency workers to be doubled: Increase to two years is among series of sentencing reforms announced by Ministry of Justice https://t.co/UCbka9VIMO
  • There is no choice over the rule of law | Law Gazette https://t.co/DdqckP1hiG
  • Scottish Public Information Forum to focus on access to information during COVID-19 - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/Xzl8Xiyveu

Tuesday

15th September- Law News

Edition 3185: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.

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Focus of the Day Law Article: Pressure is growing in the Advocate General for Scotland, Lord Keen of Elie QC, to refuse to give his consent to the proposed UK Internal Market Bill. The bill allows ministers to “disapply” rules agreed over the goods that cross between Britain and Northern Ireland. Section 45(1) of the bill states that certain provisions “have effect notwithstanding any relevant international or domestic law with which they may be incompatible or inconsistent”.. Full story - Scottish Legal News

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  New laws banning people from meeting in groups of more than 6 have come into force in England, Scotland and Wales. In England, where fines of up to £3,200 apply, the Home Office minister Kit Malthouse urged people to report their neighbours to police if they're seen breaking the new laws. But guidance has yet to be issued to police forces on how to enforce the rules which differ across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.



Saturday Conversations on Law
  • More than 80,000 people have signed a petition calling for Oliver Campbell's murder conviction to be overturned https://t.co/SGeDl3bf3P
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/AaJdckGgLA
  • Norwich solicitor who admitted taking almost £2m from clients and charities after being duped by lottery scammers is to be sentenced later this year https://t.co/aFYzqsrPc5
  • Submit plan to curb concretisation effect of Badshapur drain, GMDA told #India https://t.co/yiGbZvszYj
  • Tenancy Tribunal: Tenants win compensation after living with ill-functioning toilet for three months #NewZealand https://t.co/JZ0dOepLrg
  • Consumer Claims Tribunal decision: Seldom-used dishwasher dispute: - a synthesis of a recent case referred to the Consumer Claims Tribunal #Malta https://t.co/vrM9k0VJXz
  • BT broadband bills could reach £100,000 for rural users: Despite legislation to guarantee nationwide connectivity, black spots could face long waits and huge installation costs https://t.co/6eOjX4RksN
  • Police urge people in England to respect Covid ‘rule of six’ https://t.co/6LzOZmFNCP
  • For the Tories, breaking the law is just a sign of strength - Our leaders enjoy indulgent impunity while those they deem to be outcasts face ‘zero tolerance’ and merciless persecution https://t.co/wkyuCe3en3
  • My working week: 'I cry after hearing one domestic abuse survivor's story. She is lucky to be alive': My job is to make women who suffer domestic violence safer. I wonder if they know how I wish I could do more https://t.co/tgHwpvcJ2C
  • Feminists Paper Paris With Stark Posters Decrying Domestic Abuse #France https://t.co/kPRNnSvfh
  • The government's chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has said he was rebuked for arguing strongly in favour of imposing Covid lockdown restrictions earlier this year, it has emerged https://t.co/8eLM5b4gb
  • In a lawsuit filed in New Jersey, a former member of the well-known Shanghai Quartet said he had been dumped after a remark he made on social media was misinterpreted as an ethnic slur #US https://t.co/1sV4Uv66WE
  • BSB: Exams problems "worse than thought" as it rejects alternative plan - Legal Futures https://t.co/foS5hNCLWk
  • Pressure grows on Lord Keen to refuse consent to Internal Market Bill or resign - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/15GGmMl9x
  • Editorial: Lord Keen is in an impossible position for a man of integrity - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/hT3CmmFos
  • Bernadette Walker's parents charged with murder https://t.co/FhS4pOJ7sD
  • Firm fined for secretly charging clients to repay loan - Legal Futures https://t.co/1k0YTq1Bk
  • High Court rejects challenge to foreign in-house lawyers' privilege - Legal Futures https://t.co/5Q0Toche3Q
  • The National Green Tribunal #India has rapped Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) over its "incompetence" to decide the environmental impact of sand mining in a coastal village in Kollam district https://t.co/HZk0TNRHz
  • Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal charged with fraud, breach of trust #Canada https://t.co/Fnr53aIXMw
  • Fifth UK ex-PM speaks out against post-Brexit bill tabled by present Conservative government https://t.co/9Ny9RCHx0
  • Manchester Arena Inquiry: Relatives to give 'pen portraits' https://t.co/HijkEPQ3v
  • The Corporate Counsel Show: Managing perfectionism in an imperfect legal world - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/SIVQHwCfH
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/rXfHoAIMD9
  • Newsreader ordered to pay $10,000 to trans woman for vilifying her as a 'male bully' on Facebook https://t.co/ebqJo2pzKx
  • JD Wetherspoon has said that despite 66 of its workers having tested positive for the coronavirus, visiting the company pubs is safe https://t.co/otL4FgvSsT
  • TikTok rejects Microsoft bid at eleventh hour https://t.co/DdvBWELztU
  • UK-based computer chip designer ARM Holdings is being sold to the American graphics chip specialist Nvidia. The deal values ARM at $40bn (£31.2bn), four years after it was bought by Japanese conglomerate Softbank for $32bn https://t.co/gQqIespzn
  • Restrictions banning social gatherings of more than six people are now in effect, as Covid-19 cases keep rising https://t.co/9hZKhj9L61
  • AFT to examine role of major general in case of irregularities in construction works #India https://t.co/8ERVpRWU8S
  • How a Biden presidency could impact #Australian lawyers - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/msDpeAItK
  • Increased efficiency a welcome by-product of virtual courtrooms #Australia - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/cHOMdIoYxW
  • Winners revealed for 2020 Women in Finance Awards #Australia - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/IphLLOMbN3
  • Limited physical hearings: Supreme Court releases e-user guide for counsel and clerks, details for special hearing entry pass https://t.co/NLjYy07b9z
  • NEET Applicant will be allowed to write exam in Urdu: State informs Bombay HC [Read Order] https://t.co/pvRbj2oLjR
  • Both sides "toasted" over toast at Dhaba: SC while granting bail person accused in shootout during honeymoon trip [Read Order] #India https://t.co/3cMzYnebVD
  • Gujarat High Court issues Standard Operating Procedure for the resumption of physical functioning [Read SOP] https://t.co/vP2kyWDoJx
  • Delhi HC asks DU to create online mechanism for issuance of marksheets/transcripts https://t.co/mvxrD5WYFM
  • Brussels considers EU equality law change to tackle racism: Draft EU action plan proposes to investigate whether race equality directive has gaps https://t.co/qUbg0S42R
  • UK government plans to remove key human rights protections: Opt-out from parts of European convention would speed up deportation of asylum seekers https://t.co/GOAsPDAb4W
  • Black Police Chiefs, Feeling Squeezed, Face Criticism on All Sides #US https://t.co/1kIWMItsQy
  • Motorists who cause death by speeding could face life sentence: Law change will ensure dangerous drivers face full force of law, says minister https://t.co/rWF1ngDNEh