1st August - Law News

3140th 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:  At least 21 people have died in several districts of Punjab allegedly after consuming toxic liquor, prompting Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to order a high-level probe. The senior Congress leader later tweeted that the guilty will not be spared.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • The government has been accused of causing "confusion and distress" with its handling of new lockdown rules
  • 'Invisible' Stoke-on-Trent girl 'gravely neglected' in lockdown
  • Mason Sheppard, 19, from Bognor Regis is one of three individuals charged over a major Twitter hack, according to the #US Department of Justice
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Crispin Odey, one of Britain's highest-profile hedge fund managers and brexit funders, has been charged with indecent assault
  • Coronavirus: 'The spirit of Eid has gone but celebrations continue'
  • Fans will not be allowed to attend the pilot sports events scheduled for this weekend in England after a spike in coronavirus cases, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said
  • Coronavirus infections rising in England
  • PC Andrew Harper's teenage killers jailed
  • The further easing of coronavirus restrictions in England - due to come in this weekend - has been postponed for at least two weeks, amid concerns over an increase in coronavirus cases
  • What are the new lockdown rules for Greater Manchester?
  • Outer House grants divorce to Russian wife of Scotsman living in Dubai - Scottish Legal News
  • Quarantine rules imposed on travellers from Luxembourg - Scottish Legal News
  • Aberdeen housing market suffers dramatic decline in sales over lockdown - Scottish Legal News
  • Ferguson Officer Who Killed Michael Brown Isn’t Charged #US
  • A Quarter of #Bangladesh Is Flooded: a striking inequity of our time: The people least responsible for climate change are among those most hurt by its consequences
  • Lawyers must be able to report “mini-bullying moments” - Legal Futures
  • Government awards cash for Covid lawtech innovation - Legal Futures
  • Number of complaints received by law firms on the rise - Legal Futures
  • Conveyancing paralegal banned for trying to cover up mistake - Legal Futures
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Police cordons to stop crowds at Bournemouth beach amid fears of heatwave
  • Twitter says spear-phishing attack on employees led to breach
  • Kylie Moore-Gilbert granted meeting with Australian ambassador to #Iran
  • Ghislaine Maxwell: court unseals documents related to dealings with Epstein
  • ACT police receive no complaints against Dyson Heydon following harassment allegations #Australia
  • British prisons are inhumane and do not prevent crime – most of them should go
  • Sex party club founder defends £170,000 government Covid-19 loan: Killing Kittens boss hits back after Labour MP calls for state aid to be halted
  • Prosecution service under fire over record low rape convictions: Police censure charging policy and judge allows landmark legal challenge to go ahead
  • Kylie and Kendall Jenner are amongst dozens of influencers BBC Click has discovered to be promoting the sale of imitation Apple AirPods on Instagram