3rd November - Law News

Edition 3235: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive. Since 2011, it has been collating articles on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice. The views expressed in individual articles archived within LawnewsIndex.com are solely the views of the original author.  


 Focus of the Day Legal Article:  LLBs no longer needed to qualify as a solicitor from next September. Full story - Scottish Legal News
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Ethnic Mongolians battle to keep their language and culture alive in China. Close In recent years, the Chinese government has faced damning criticism over its handling of ethnic minorities like the Uighurs and also Tibetans. Now the central government, which is dominated by China’s majority Han Chinese, has decided to reduce Mongolian language teaching, prompting rare protests in China’s northern border region.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • What TV trials are really asking us - Legal Cheek https://t.co/DTvDI3ZehC
  • Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas announces its new Permanent Dynamic Working Policy #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/XunKFitJ59
  • At least one person has been killed in central Vienna and several more are feared dead after a shooting in central Vienna, according to the city's police #Austria https://t.co/bgRVaJSfhG
  • A man who caused the death of his son after racing with another driver at more than 100mph has been jailed for four-and-a-half-years. Israr Muhammed, 41, from Batley, West Yorkshire, hit a tree after crashing off the M62 https://t.co/4MfPjzzt6e 
  • England: LLBs no longer needed to qualify as a solicitor from next September - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/A5RNIvF34
  • Scottish firms facing ‘wave’ of Covid-19 employment law claims - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/tdiXM9pG7
  • Sex offender who inappropriately touched 11-year-old loses appeal against conviction - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/vP61Ix8XLh
  • Which industries will define the 2020s? - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Bum8vL8rOV
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/9xMnAHkmjF
  • Only 80 women Judges out of 1113 #Indian Supreme Court and High Court Judges: Justice Lalitha Kanneganti on "disappointing" numbers of women Judges | Bar & Bench https://t.co/ZdLpwNQaRj
  • Linklaters extends virtual internship to sixth-formers - Legal Cheek https://t.co/mTthSIOExu
  • Universities say students in England should not move home for the lockdown - even if courses are switched to being taught online https://t.co/5CzC6UEiNL
  • The self-employed will be able to claim state aid of up to 80% of profits during the month-long lockdown, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced https://t.co/XYJsngWz7N
  • Senior Advocates Rebecca John, Sonia Mathur share their experiences | Bar & Bench https://t.co/rvHpHZP2Y
  • A summary of Judgments passed by the Supreme Court in August, 2020 #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/VeyxFWJ60
  • Lord Sumption warns of 'totalitarian society' in latest attack on lockdown policies - Legal Cheek https://t.co/byJ1X2jUv4
  • Open consultation Artificial intelligence call for views: copyright and related rights https://t.co/XlZNbUTBvL
  • The Delhi High Court in Review: September, 2020 [Part I] #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/YvTLDJQWXQ
  • Is There a Heideggerian Bridge to the Far Right? | Law & Liberty https://t.co/uSExcQc2C
  • Remote Work as a Lawyer: How to Adjust | Lawyer Herald https://t.co/dWoJYtxk7o
  • Prepare now for negative interest rates, law firms told - Legal Futures https://t.co/AnkaqrQj9P
  • Solicitor suspended after struck-off brother takes blame - Legal Futures https://t.co/rQT6Lupg2T
  • Exclusive: New 'corporate' chambers looks to shake up Bar - Legal Futures https://t.co/ofmOEHvdwP
  • Payment holidays on credit cards, car finance, personal loans and pawned goods have been extended ahead of tougher coronavirus restrictions https://t.co/HLqirCHv5o
  • Trio of ex-Supreme Court justices join 800 legal figures in call for Johnson and Patel to end lawyer ‘hostility’ - Legal Cheek https://t.co/drOZRHDenH 
  • Two households will be able to form a bubble in Wales after the firebreak lockdown ends on 9 November, First Minister Mark Drakeford said https://t.co/rfrZXp4fr
  • An officer run over when trying to stop a motorist from driving into runners has won a Pride of Britain award. PC Claire Bond was pursuing a drug dealer who had crashed into parked cars and was heading towards the ongoing Stafford 10k run https://t.co/2n92kmIwS3
  • Solicitor fined by disciplinary tribunal after failing to provide blood sample to police - Legal Cheek https://t.co/NaqHsFbxXH 
  • Johnny Depp has lost his libel case against the Sun newspaper over an article that called him a "wife beater". Mr Depp, 57, sued the paper after it claimed he assaulted his ex-wife Amber Heard, which he denies. The Sun said the article was accurate https://t.co/3LAQn0hwlA
  • Ryanair customers will not be refunded for flights in November, according to its boss, despite the UK government banning all but essential travel https://t.co/A7HFHzB4W0 
  • Strike off for solicitor who changed dates on property paperwork with Tipp-Ex - Legal Cheek https://t.co/yye5XMIzqe 
  • Solicitor super-exam receives final approval - Legal Cheek https://t.co/mb8wUYwUpO
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! https://t.co/3iW2SkjaRW
  • Why Lawyers Should Be Involved When You Get In A Car #Australia | Lawyer Herald https://t.co/vT67oHkoD
  • Home Office Removals Policy Unlawful, holds Court of Appeal - UK Human Rights Blog https://t.co/EkMcIVBFlF
  • Norton Rose Fulbright sets BAME trainee recruitment target of 25% - Legal Cheek https://t.co/4tdTwTRCXG
  • Hertfordshire Uni teams up with Citizens Advice to launch student-staffed welfare appeals clinic - Legal Cheek https://t.co/wSpHL6mNzF
  • Kerala Court allows alleged Maoist facing trial limited internet access #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/yTyhY2PNdI 
  • Debt Relief or Bankruptcy? | Lawyer Herald https://t.co/C9NF0ivHg
  • ‘Will doing a PhD damage my chances of a career at the bar?' - Legal Cheek https://t.co/l8bB0KM2gk
  • TikTok failed to ban flagged 'child predator' https://t.co/kHG8OuXexV
  • Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer #Australia | Lawyer Herald https://t.co/rvUeOH9kOr
  • Covid in Scotland: New five-level regional restrictions go live https://t.co/8c0F3u0CYK
  • Windrush: At least nine victims died before getting compensation https://t.co/O825Viuzqz
  • Coronavirus laws and the difficult balance of personal freedoms https://t.co/dbgpgs2Z7j 
  • NSW police strip-searched 96 children in past year, some as young as 11 - new data reveals 21% of those searches were performed on Indigenous children #Australia https://t.co/tqf3UIrqbG
  • Domestic abuse survivors 'having to pay for abusers to see children' - London victims’ commissioner calls for overhaul of family courts, including child contact payments https://t.co/a3QdU8afQ
  • Deaths in custody report 'kicked into long grass' - QC behind 2017 inquiry says government has failed to act on many of her key recommendations https://t.co/KIW07h8b26