2nd February - Law News

Edition 3325: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.   

 Today's Highlighted Video Story: Almost two thirds of UK firms have been experiencing "significant disruption" to their supply chains across the EU border since the start of this year, according to the manufacturers’ association, Make UK. Many claim that the extra paperwork required since the end of the Brexit transition period has meant delays for firms trying to export and import goods into Europe and they are urging the government to solve the problem.

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 Focus of the Day Article:  “No case to answer” — Stansted 15 convictions quashed by Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal held today that a group of activists who broke into Stansted Airport in an act of protest should “not have been prosecuted” for an “extremely serious” terror-related offence under s.1(2)(b) of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (“AMSA”). Full story - UK Human Rights Blog

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Housing Evictions, Human Rights, and the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination #US – Health and Human Rights Journal https://t.co/Hn29VXFkA
  • International Human Rights Process Finally Achieves Equal Treatment for Foreign Teachers in Korea: The Case of L.G. v. Republic of Korea – Health and Human Rights Journal https://t.co/YiItnNcfG
  • Mid and East Antrim Council says it has withdrawn staff from Brexit inspection duties at Larne Port due to concerns for their safety https://t.co/5hKjrxsOJ
  • The legality of opening a bank account abroad | Lawyer Herald https://t.co/tKNGLw00tm
  • #Israel holds all the cards in the West Bank – it should vaccinate everyone - the occupying power is responsible for the healthcare of the Palestinians, whose economy and medical systems are in ruins https://t.co/Ar7RJ9ZWc
  • Is Getting a Personal Injury Attorney Worth It? #US | Lawyer Herald https://t.co/76Rqgx9BHr 
  • Teenage neo-Nazi from Cornwall is UK's youngest terror offender https://t.co/wIb89plOgX
  • Divorcing couples to face costly complex battles during Brexit transition period – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/Ns2lRHMzzS
  • A suspected crime boss is still working at the top of world boxing, a BBC Panorama investigation has found. Daniel Kinahan has no criminal convictions but has been named in the Irish courts as the head of one of Europe's most prominent drug cartels https://t.co/eaNnLSX5nE
  • Tulane Forrester Fellowship 2021-2022 https://t.co/fj3P53QG
  • Worker at H&M supply factory was killed after months of harassment, claims family - Fashion brand to investigate the death of 20-year-old Jeyasre Kathiravel, reportedly killed by supervisor at Natchi Apparels #India https://t.co/L3k46LC7W
  • Barrister in racism row previously fired by council over anti-migrant rhetoric - Jon Holbrook, who caused outcry with ‘stroppy teenager of colour’ tweet, was sacked from Brighton council legal team https://t.co/xRIaNunrU1
  • Douglas Mill: Some of this article is about all of us. Some of it is about lawyers. Some of it is about lawyers my age. And some of it is about me - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/XSRgB2jsCs 
  • David Whitehouse has given a searing account of his ordeal at the hands of Scottish prosecutors and police who subjected him and his colleague Paul Clark to what the authorities now admit was a malicious prosecution - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/0V3lhfDQjY
  • New Lanark Trust-owned businesses’ charitable status upheld by Inner House - Scottish Legal News https://t.co/2P6WhSqEBY
  • Covid social distancing rules on the Isle of Man have been scrapped by the government following a 25-day lockdown. Restrictions were lifted at 00:01 GMT after the island recorded 20 days without an unexplained community case https://t.co/WfaDQqxh0k
  • Some practical points for litigating under TOLATA – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/ynVQPovq5
  • How client needs may dictate firms of choice post-pandemic #Australia - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/jRHdzAYJrI
  • Police will speak to a Premier League footballer and his barber who were photographed together during lockdown. Newcastle United's £40m striker Joelinton shared a picture of him and Tyneside stylist Tom Baxter on Friday https://t.co/XBFmdTdLZu
  • The Brexit referendum emboldened racists: Is football's racism battle being lost on social media? https://t.co/l9CNBzN64f
  • Publishing IDs of accused persons other than proclaimed offenders on police flyboards violates Privacy: Allahabad High Court #India Bar & Bench https://t.co/lzmQN8Qe2w
  • The Duke of Sussex has accepted an apology and "substantial damages" from the publishers of the Mail on Sunday and Mail Online over an article published last year https://t.co/MhqbJLaSHh 
  • Linklaters keeps 47 out of 50 NQ solicitors - Legal Cheek https://t.co/oaFs5agAcb
  • Urgent testing for the South Africa variant of coronavirus is to start in parts of England, after cases were found with no known links to travel or previous cases https://t.co/BsC8bKF5Mh 
  • Coca-Cola to penalise outside firms for insufficiently diverse teams - Legal Futures https://t.co/3vC99e6bWw
  • Regulators join forces to pilot comparison and review options for firms - Legal Futures https://t.co/MiIVKHRCkI
  • Solicitor who lied to client, SRA and insurers struck off - Legal Futures https://t.co/8vFiRWh64x 
  • Twitter row barrister Jon Holbrook expelled by chambers - after he resigned four days earlier - Legal Futures https://t.co/nIsoFtuRbo
  • Glasgow University apologises to blind student over law firm grad rec leaflets - Legal Cheek https://t.co/yP081EUWBS
  • Online fashion retailer Asos has bought the Topshop brandname and its stock, as well as Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands from failed retail group Arcadia in a deal worth £295m, sacrificing 13,000 jobs https://t.co/WcIea1lYQ
  • Muslim Council of Britain elects first female leader https://t.co/fCMMVJmZu6
  • #HongKong migration agents report rush of inquiries for UK visas https://t.co/ucneSbDp8
  • Ten years of freedom ends: #Myanmar's tarnished heroine sees dark days return https://t.co/ucneSbDp8
  • UK betting faces bigger threats than losing its sport shirts | Gambling - Industry fears the government’s review of gambling laws could introduce ‘existential’ changes https://t.co/eSSjxiliJ2
  • Landmarks in law: the moral dilemma of separating conjoined twins - The birth of conjoined twins presented judges at the court of appeal with their most difficult case ever https://t.co/ZFVE5xUyw
  • Refugees in the European Union: from emergency alarmism to common management. | Daniele Archibugi and Marco Cellini https://t.co/ZlcT1fEyG
  • Sydney partner claims Law Society owes him apology #Australia - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/vLjgXj2n6
  • Delivering high quality legal education at a time of change - Legal Cheek https://t.co/twMEM4WvQt
  • ‘Top of their game’: What it’s like to work as a BigLaw graduate - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/EaDXL7gNF4
  • Barrister who touched two people ‘sexually’ handed three-month suspension - Legal Cheek https://t.co/07ZGW5ghL3
  • The buzz around the WhatsApp privacy policy and a possible antidote #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/di8DlH3jzE
  • Ashurst to teach NewLaw to Stirling University law students - Legal Cheek https://t.co/1TsGvhIB0U
  • Munawar Faruqui case: When comedy becomes crime and bail is the exception - An analysis of the bail order and why some observations are contrary to the settled principles of law #India https://t.co/mP2TCMCewo
  • Baker McKenzie, DLA Piper and Dentons beat magic circle rivals in 2021 brand power list - Legal Cheek https://t.co/wSqa7QTb1X
  • [TRP Scam] Republic employees not even named as accused yet: Mumbai Police #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/ycDLzv7vj
  • Fears of ‘borderline unethical’ advertising after 75% of older #Australians found to be taking supplements https://t.co/NHD4QwsEx1
  • Ministers move to stop backbench revolt over UK courts' role in genocide rulings - Government offers alternative to amendment that could force UK to reconsider trade deals with countries such as China https://t.co/6SuSmOHJ2K
  • Thousands of ultra-Orthodox mourners have gathered in Jerusalem to attend the funeral of a top rabbi, in breach of #Israel's coronavirus regulations https://t.co/gHQBIcgtjG
  • Delhi Court abates criminal proceedings against Moti Lal Vora in National Herald case #India | Bar & Bench https://t.co/Va1bKshjCw
  • The role of lawyers in the post-COVID recovery - Legal Cheek https://t.co/UiWTOECviT