3rd February - Law News

2960th 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:  Protesters carrying Israeli and Palestinian flags marched through Tel Aviv on Saturday, protesting against recently unveiled 'Deal of the Century,' presented by US President Donald Trump, who claimed it would facilitate a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. People marched through the streets, holding a portrait of Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hugging, with banner, reading: "Don't make apartheid great again.".

Focus of the Day article: Progress on judicial diversity has been slow, according to a JUSTICE working party report published this month. The report, ‘Increasing judicial diversity: an update’, builds on its 2017 report of the same name, which explored the structural barriers faced by women, Black and minority ethnic lawyers, solicitors and those from less advantaged socio-economic backgrounds, in reaching the bench. Full story - New Law Journal

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