5th April - Law News

Edition 3387: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011  

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 Today's Highlighted Video Story:
Protests in the UK over proposed legislation that would crackdown on public demonstrations have led to ten officers being injured and dozens of people arrested, according to police, who describe the event as a “policing operation.”
Saturday Conversations on Law

  • Quinn Emanuel lawyer convicted of dangerous driving following parking row outside daughter's nursery school - Legal Cheek
  • "One more thing": Apple and Swatch at each other's throats - UK Human Rights Blog
  • Akin Gump latest to announce spring bonuses for London associates - Legal Cheek
  • Met police criticised for arrest of two observers at 'kill the bill' protest - Two people from Black Protest Legal Support among 107 arrested during demonstration in London 
  • Covid certificates on the cards for use in England since December - Report shows government was considering plan months before ministers went public
  • Victims of crime suffer as backlog of court cases hits ‘crisis level’ - Calls for independent agency to tackle delays caused by pandemic Tory Richard Drax blames accountant for more than a decade of missing records
  • Sisters of murdered Collette Gallacher fight for change in justice system - The six-year-old was raped and killed 35 years ago. Now her family are campaigning to protect others from sex offenders 
  • Kill the Bill protests: More than 100 arrested in London against draconian Tory plans to curb protests 
  • Remote-working across continents - Legal Cheek
  • When Malisa Howard set up her firm, she did so in a way that guaranteed time in the week for volunteering activities. Doing such community work, she says, offers greater purpose and perspective for legal-business owners - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • Speakers announced for Legal Cheek’s Spring Virtual Vacation Scheme - Legal Cheek
  • ‘A bad dream’: George Floyd trial revives painful memories - Floyd’s uncle says the trial is ‘like somebody sticks their hand in your chest and rips your heart out’ #US 
  • One of Donald Trump's last sanctions before he left office was mistakenly on a restaurant owner in Verona, Italy. The error happened as part of the Trump administration's crackdown on blacklisted Venezuelan crude oil #US
  • The Chinese State attacks the Bar: A Call to Arms - Lord Sandhurst QC - UK Human Rights Blog
  • A 47-year-old man has been arrested following another night of violence in Northern Ireland
  • Lower prices make your law firm more sustainable - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • Emma Caldwell suspect 'attacked woman in same woods'
  • NIA Court extends custody of Sachin Waze in explosives case till April 7 | Bar & Bench #India
  • The director of technology at a national law firm has offered their take on the biggest digital developments set to impact #Australia’s legal profession over the remainder of 2021 - Lawyers Weekly
  • Legal celebs flock to Cameo - Legal Cheek
  • Newtownabbey: Police attacked with petrol bombs and fireworks
  • What is CJIS Compliance? Here's What You Need to Know | Lawyer Herald
  • Florida declares state of emergency over toxic wastewater leak #US 
  • Mapping Migration Challenges in the EU Transit and Destination Countries | Annelies Pauwels, Roderick Parkes, Erzsébet N. Rózsa, and Gunilla M Herolf
  • The Weekly Round-up: Asylum System Overhaul - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • Kill the Bill protests: Defend right to protest, Corbyn tells marchers 
  • Pupillage: Bar leaders urged to stop 'shameful' rejection by silence - Legal Cheek 
  • Covid passport trials begin with live comedy night 
  • Freshwater part 6: the decision
  • Freshwater part 5: the appeal 
  • Freshwater part 4: radar 
  • Freshwater part 3: the clifftop evidence 
  • Desperate #Burmese refugees flee to Thailand and India to escape crisis 
  • The maker of the rapper Lil Nas X’s controversial “Satan shoes” responded to a lawsuit from Nike by claiming the sneakers were works of art
  • The #US professional baseball league has said it will pull the 2021 All-Star Game and the Draft out of Georgia in protest of a restrictive voting law in the state 
  • Amazon apologises for wrongly denying drivers need to urinate in bottles Apr
  • Freshwater part 2: the circumstantial evidence
  • The former crown prince of #Jordan says he has been placed under house arrest as part of a crackdown on critics