9th February - Law News

  Edition 3332: 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:  Myanmar military has begun to impose restrictions in some areas, including curfews and limits to gatherings. Huge protests were held on Monday for a third straight day, along with a nationwide strike, to oppose the coup. The leader of the coup in Myanmar has made his first TV address, seeking to justify the action amid mass protests. Min Aung Hlaing said November's election, won in a landslide by the party of detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, had been unfair.

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 Focus of the Day Article: A Scot who practises law in the US has gone to court to overturn an order by Donald Trump intended to protect US military personnel from prosecution. Steven Watt, a senior attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) human rights programme, is part of a landmark legal action against the former president’s administration’s decision to impose sanctions as well as visa restrictions on staff from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.  Full story - Scottish Legal News

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Weil celebrates hire of 'superb' Slaughter and Mary corporate partner | The Global Legal Post https://t.co/IQ0d2az8h7
  • China retaliates to UK's citizenship offer for Hong Kong residents https://t.co/hJ7zz4oT1p
  • Harry Dunn suspect's intelligence role not in US Embassy's immunity notes https://t.co/PP6Wrt2HJd
  • Manchester Arena Inquiry: Policing issues 'identified before attack' https://t.co/DWWMcm5Rsz
  • Solicitors and estate agents join up to fight negative interest rates #Ireland https://t.co/RNXpREbPpw
  • The Weekly Round-up: Employment Rights, ‘Spy Cops’, and Abandoned Rape Prosecutions https://t.co/bS1nmCY5a
  • The use of ten million surgical gowns, bought by the UK government, has been suspended for frontline NHS staff because of how the items were package https://t.co/DNjlXTltiQ
  • Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell accuses Marilyn Manson of upskirt filming https://t.co/FfgBVhb7xh
  • A man has been charged in Lanarkshire in connection with an offensive social media tweet about Sir Captain Tom Moore https://t.co/BOpszJUD8e
  • General Warrants to Hack Computers Unlawful: Privacy International v IPT https://t.co/vgDY8VCgwt
  • Atmospheric pollution relevant to asylum claim, holds French court https://t.co/dXn58dEEPy
  • Solicitor who misled potential employer suspended indefinitely https://t.co/jLkR0z4nnC
  • Virtual chambers brings in first QC as it outlines global ambition https://t.co/wzea83rAVy
  • Client sued over unpaid fees loses appeal against contempt sentence https://t.co/3RBvycGH8J
  • Project races to tackle tech's impact on fundamental legal rights https://t.co/jjwzl71DOQ
  • Liz Cheney raises possibility of criminal investigation of Trump for provoking violence #US https://t.co/qyMP5Kopn8
  • Revealed: Queen lobbied for change in law to hide her private wealth https://t.co/zOqnsxwcoH
  • Outrage over #French girl's rape case sparks demand for law to protect minors https://t.co/LoSB4SSQdD
  • Police in #Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw have used water cannon on workers conducting a nationwide strike against a military coup https://t.co/1pZQR0nsH5
  • Alex Salmond will not appear at the Holyrood inquiry on the government's handling of harassment complaints on Tuesday as had been planned https://t.co/l8buow3N1j
  • People who live in Northern Ireland will face fines from Monday onwards if they are caught crossing the Irish border without "a reasonable excuse" https://t.co/QfDJWsTljj
  • There is a "very credible case" that the #Chinese government is carrying out the crime of genocide against the Uighur people, according to a formal legal opinion newly published in the UK https://t.co/rY34M3xe9h
  • People living in the UK unlawfully won't be risking deportation by coming forward for a coronavirus jab, the government has said. Ministers say they want everyone to get vaccinated and are urging illegal immigrants to register with a GP https://t.co/92VBCyoqOv
  • Boohoo buys Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton but 2,450 jobs lost https://t.co/xSBBet2hvM
  • Top judge rocks incredible judicial face mask - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Ze94Ui3DUL
  • Legal fight to collect $78k in unpaid fees continues #Australia https://t.co/Q62mHZGeXK
  • The best chambers for training and quality of work 2021 - Legal Cheek https://t.co/HSOcDtnZui
  • What does a lawyer look like? - Legal Cheek https://t.co/GW2dn9RCin
  • #US Vice President Kamala Harris appoints law student as assistant press secretary - Legal Cheek https://t.co/TKGsJmFutT
  • BCLP restores NQ solicitor pay to £80k as it retains 14 out of 16 spring qualifiers - Legal Cheek https://t.co/8CKsZRpmPD
  • Amazon has been criticised for paying less in business rates than British bricks and mortar retailers https://t.co/e24fQEDDgr
  • Police name stabbing victim after weekend of attacks in London - Sven Badzak, 22, was chased and knifed to death by a group in Kilburn amid spate of incidents in capital https://t.co/llzbqyhId5