6th June - Law News

Edition 3449: 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: Israeli police arrest Al Jazeera journalist in Sheikh Jarrah. Givara Budeiri was assaulted and detained while covering demonstrations in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Barristers to battle it out in Dublin Bay South by-election - Irish Legal News
  • New book considers role of human rights in tackling poverty and inequality - Scottish Legal News
  • LSB chides chambers for ignoring pupil applicants | Law Gazette
  • Bill for referendum on right to housing clears second stage in the Dáil - Irish Legal News
  • Clyde & Co to give all employees three per cent bonus - Scottish Legal News
  • Pay conditions for Tesco shopfloor workers can be compared with those of warehouse and distribution staff, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled in a landmark decision on equal pay | NLJ
  • Law firms, regulation and culture | Law Gazette
  • Two boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder after another teenage boy was stabbed to death. Dea-John Reid, 14, was killed in College Road in Kingstanding, Birmingham, on Monday evening
  • Corporations and individuals who violate #Nigeria's suspension of Twitter will be prosecuted, a government spokesperson has said
  • The G7 group of advanced economies has reached a "historic" deal to make multinational companies pay more tax
  • hief Justice Frank Clarke will deliver the first in a series of online lectures in honour of the late Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman beginning next Tuesday - Irish Legal News
  • Cati Johnstone joins MacFarlane Young - Scottish Legal News
  • Rangers Football Club has lost the latest leg of its legal action over branded merchandise and replica kits | NLJ
  • Fraudsters will ‘evolve’ after whiplash reforms says insurance lawyer | Law Gazette
  • The Supreme Court is launching its first paid internship for aspiring lawyers from communities which are currently underrepresented at the Bar, in collaboration with the Bridging the Bar diversity initiative | NLJ
  • #Denmark: MPs pass law allowing for asylum seekers to be processed abroad - Scottish Legal News
  • Lawyers have called for early provision of legal advice and warned of increasing cases of homelessness as the pandemic stay on evictions is lifted | NLJ
  • Chambers defrauded by senior clerk forced to sell premises | Law Gazette
  • Commission on Taxation and Welfare to begin work today - Irish Legal News
  • Justice of the Peace Courts reopen on Monday - Scottish Legal News
  • High Court: Child returned to parents in England after aunt and uncle decided to keep him in Ireland - Irish Legal News
  • More CPD hours a ‘blunt instrument’ for ensuring high standards | Law Gazette 
  • European Union and British regulators are investigating whether Facebook’s “vast troves of data” give Facebook Marketplace an unfair advantage 
  • SLN Interview: Aberdein Considine’s Sally-Anne Anderson - Scottish Legal News
  • In a ruling that compared the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife, a #US federal judge overturned California's longtime ban on assault weapons on Friday, ruling it violates the Second Amendment's right to bear arms
  • Since the murder of George Floyd, the racial justice movement BLM has received millions of dollars in donations. But some chapters have questioned how those funds are spent
  • PI claims to soar as e-scooters legalised on London streets | Law Gazette 
  • Subdued but Not Silenced, #HongKong Tries to Remember Tiananmen Massacre
  • CJEU finds in favour of female Tesco workers in equal pay fight - Scottish Legal News
  • Underfunding of youth court work is damaging the interests of defendants, victims and witnesses, barristers have warned | NLJ 
  • #US Put Gag Order on Times Executives Amid Fight Over Email Logs - push began in the Trump administration and continued under President Biden, and the Justice Department obtained a gag order to keep it from public view
  • The Justice Committee has called for fundamental reforms to Coroners Courts, including legal ‘equality of arms’ | NLJ
  • FBI demanded the newspaper USA Today hand over records on who had read an article about the killing of two FBI agents. The newspaper's owner is resisting the request and asked a #US judge to quash the demand
  • Microsoft blamed "accidental human error" for search engine not showing image results for the query "Tank Man". The phrase relates to the iconic image of a lone protester standing before tanks in #China's Tiananmen Square during demonstrations in 1989 
  • Look out this weekend and next week for legal teams belly dancing, salsa-ing, bachata-ing & reggaeton-ing, baking ten cakes, singing ten songs, swimming 100 lengths of a swimming pool, crossing ten bridges, walking, running, crafting and yoga | NLJ
  • 'Hidden heroes': Buckland thanks court staff for Covid efforts | Law Gazette
  • Elections watchdog admits errors in reporting Tory donations 
  • Firms are boosted by online reviews, claims SRA | Law Gazette 
  • Steven Allan made partner at James & George Collie LLP - Scottish Legal News
  • Newborn care report sparks judicial response | Law Gazette
  • Scottish government’s £1m defence trainee fund opens - Scottish Legal News 
  • True impact of hate crime in Scotland not understood by police - Scottish Legal News
  • Asylum seekers win army barracks challenge | Law Gazette
  • Outer House judge resolves dispute between feuding Italian brothers appointed joint executors of mother’s estate - Scottish Legal News