9th November - Law News

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 Focus of the Day Legal Article:  The shrinking pool of family experts could be addressed by providing clinical and social work professionals with online training courses, paying judges to provide training and amending legal aid guidance on payment provision. Full story - New Law Journal
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Water cannons were used against anti-government protesters as scuffles broke out at a demonstration in the Thai capital Bangkok.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Teaching teenagers is harder than studying law at Harvard, says ex-English teacher in viral TikTok - Legal Cheek
  • UK supreme court could be left with only one female justice: News that Lady Black is to step down has raised fears of reversal in progress on gender diversity
  • Open borders are the best economic cure for a pandemic, says NRF head #Australia - Lawyers Weekly
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • Prosecution of trafficking victim not an abuse of process - UK Human Rights Blog
  • A critical analysis of the Johnny Depp libel trial - Legal Cheek
  • There is nothing in religious sphere which is private: Justice Chandrachud explains Sabarimala judgment #India | Bar & Bench
  • Law graduate who came 76/85 in his class set to become world's most powerful person - Legal Cheek
  • Taylor Wessing ends flexi-working scheme early - Legal Cheek
  • Compulsory vaccination - the next step for Covid-19? - UK Human Rights Blog
  • What the second lockdown means for employment lawyers - Legal Cheek
  • Wales is starting to see a "levelling off" of Covid-19 case rates, the country's health minister has said on the final day of its 17-day lockdown
  • Top law prof to oversee independent review into summer bar exam fiasco - Legal Cheek
  • How process automation can help law firms in a COVID-19 world - Lawyers Weekly
  • What powers do police have if people break Covid rules? - BBC News
  • Lockdown: Can students visit their parents in term-time? And other questions
  • Why I became an international disputes lawyer - Milena Szuniewicz-Wenzel, a partner in Clyde & Co’s international arbitration group - Legal Cheek
  • #Iran temporarily frees human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh - The release follows warnings about her health after six-week hunger strike
  • ‘The SQE Sessions’ launches as super-exam countdown begins - Legal Cheek
  • FRA publishes #Bulgarian and #Croatian versions of non-discrimination legal handbook
  • Virtual student event on MONDAY, Monday 9 November, from 4pm to 6:30pm: Secrets to Success North — with Pinsent Masons, Squire Patton Boggs, Kings Chambers and ULaw - Legal Cheek
  • A man has been shot dead by a police officer in Swindon. The 57-year-old man died just before 03:00 GMT in the shooting in Summers Street, said the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), which is investigating
  • Freight drivers who are not UK citizens and have been through Denmark in the last fortnight are warned they will be turned away from the British border
  • The Queen has led the nation in marking Remembrance Sunday, as people around the UK privately paid their respects at home due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Private equity investors are taking a closer look at legal expenses. Slowing deal volume is a primary reason, but it’s not the only one
  • The ICO agreed that the AdTech industry had violated the GDPR but says that a tribunal will decide the matter 'in due course'
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • City Law School alumnus Hashi Mohamed authors book on social mobility in the UK
  • US sanctions #Lebanon’s Gebran Bassil, citing corruption - Bassil, a close Hezbollah ally, ‘exemplified corruption’ in Lebanon
  • Prominent #Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chin’onoremains behind bars for tweet
  • American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit requests federal records on COVID-19 response in immigration detention centres #US
  • Arthur Cox scoops pro bono law award - Irish Legal News
  • NI: Just three per cent of rape reports lead to conviction - Irish Legal News
  • Defendants bank on new legislation to reduce plaintiff costs in personal injury actions - Irish Legal News
  • Legal experts join call for all-island Citizens' Assembly on constitutional change - Irish Legal News