3rd July - Law News

Edition 3476: 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:
India's Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 65 crore in connection with the alleged Rs 25,000 crore Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSCB) scam - in which NCP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has been named. The agency has attached assets of the Jarandeshwar Sahkari Shakkar Karkhana situated in Satara. Ajit Pawar responded by saying he will appeal against the ED move and added he was being targeted as he belongs to an opposition party.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • #US Supreme Court Backs Donor Privacy for California Charities 
  • NI: High Court: Legal challenges to the EU Withdrawal Protocol and Withdrawal Acts dismissed - Irish Legal News 
  • The #US Supreme Court Abandons Voting Rights - The Roberts court continues its attack against the Voting Rights Act 
  • Sarah Everard vigil report further damages trust in Met chief, say activists
  • BHSM LLP announces double appointment - Irish Legal News
  • NI: BLM signs up to flexible working charter - Irish Legal News
  • Inspector Who Said Florida Tower Appeared in ‘Good Shape’ Is Now Under Scrutiny #US
  • Disabled woman begins legal action over Hampstead ponds fees - Christina Efthimiou seeks judicial review against City of London Corporation, claiming charges are discriminatory
  • Statue of Queen Victoria torn down by protesters in #Canada as anger grows over the deaths of indigenous children at residential schools 
  • Vacancies open for aspiring criminal defence trainees - Scottish Legal News 
  • Blog: The New SCCs – what businesses need to know - Irish Legal News
  • Around 25,000 fewer houses to be built by 2023 than projected - Irish Legal News
  • Buckland welcomes new CILEX qualification after regulatory green light - Legal Futures
  • Angela Merkel hopes to open up travel for double-jabbed visitors to #Germany
  • David Gomoh, NHS worker killed at random by gang, Old Bailey told - Muhammad Jalloh, 19, David Ture, 19, Vanei Colubali, 22, and a 17-year-old boy from Telford, Shropshire, all deny murder
  • South east firm ready for north west expansion after new acquisition | Law Gazette
  • Florida becomes latest state to move towards allowing ABSs - Legal Futures
  • Digby Brown sponsors St Mirren Football Club - Scottish Legal News 
  • UK: Call for changes for UK citizens travelling to EU to be clarified by Home Office - Irish Legal News
  • Government approves reform and extension of rent pressure zones - Irish Legal News
  • A 60-year-old man who was stabbed in a "random and unprovoked assault" in central London has died, sparking a murder investigation. A man was detained by members of the public in Oxford Circus, close to Regent Street
  • M&A round-up: Taylor Rose MW eyes North-West expansion after deal - Legal Futures
  • Man charged with common assault after Chris Whitty incident
  • Trump Organization Is Charged With Running 15-Year Employee Tax Scheme #US
  • Tackling small firm pay gaps | Law Gazette
  • Prosecutors drop Troubles cases against ex-soldiers
  • Ishleen Kaur was a passionate yoga teacher with Sivananda, one of the biggest yoga movements in the world, until a disturbing social media post led her to uncover multiple allegations of sexual abuse spanning decades, right up to the present day
  • CA rejects privilege challenge to file access in lawyer negligence claim - Legal Futures
  • Uproar in #Zimbabwe as teenager who ‘fought off sexual assault’ charged with murder
  • Brodies LLP reports busy 12 months after investment in Highlands and Islands - Scottish Legal News
  • Clerk banned after taking secret phone recordings in court | Law Gazette 
  • NI: Legal aid agency inadvertently ended digital case management re-registration a day early - Irish Legal News
  • Stephen Ashworth obituary - a committed planning lawyer and a fantastic father
  • Civil partnerships now available to all couples - Scottish Legal News 
  • Bar regulator under fire for prioritising interests of barristers | Law Gazette 
  • ‘History’s on our side’: #Turkish women fighting femicide
  • NI: Tributes paid to Sir Declan Morgan as he retires as Lord Chief Justice - Irish Legal News 
  • Beverley Addison: Saying ‘I do’ to equal marriage - Scottish Legal News 
  • Human Rights Act 'constraining' police powers | Law Gazette
  • Woman settles action against Legal Aid Board over social welfare payments - Irish Legal News 
  • Law Society diversity data offers most complete picture of profession yet - Scottish Legal News
  • Barrister jailed for visa fraud banned from profession | Law Gazette 
  • #Italian prisons under fire as video footage shows guards beating inmates 
  • Legislative change to appoint five more High Court judges approved by Dáil - Irish Legal News 
  • #US supreme court deals blow to voting rights by upholding Arizona restrictions