5th June - Law News

3083rd 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:  German prosecutors believe British girl Madeleine McCann who went missing in Portugal 13 years ago, is dead. They're investigating a 43-year-old german national on suspicion of murder. While Madeleine's parents have welcomed this 'significant devlopment', they remain hopeful their daughter's still alive.

Focus of the Day Article: Long-practising barrister has been fined £1,000 for being rude to a judge, after pulling faces at her and calling one of her decisions ‘insane’. Marguerite Russell, who was called to the bar in 1972, was found to have acted in a ‘rude and unprofessional manner’ towards the judge over a three-month period in 2016 while instructed as counsel for the defence. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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