14th February - Law News

2969th 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:  In the 24 hours after Brexit, the Guardian visited members of the Polish community in Plymouth, an area that voted overwhelmingly to leave the EU in 2016. Margaret, who works full time in a children's home and runs a Polish school at the weekends, says she feels confusion and despair – but also defiance. About 3.6 million EU citizens live in the UK, and Poland is the most common country of origin for foreign nationals. Polish is the second most widely spoken language in Britain, according to the last census.

Focus of the Day article: Family lawyers of the future may have to grapple with complex ethical questions concerning parental disputes where a child’s genetic makeup is manipulated at conception to produce socially desirable characteristics, a family judge has predictedn. Full story - New Law Journal

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