6th September - Law News

Edition 3541: 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:  Some domestic flights have resumed at Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai International Airport, whereas international flights departing from the airport are still currently unavailable. The Taliban took control of the airport on Wednesday following the final departure of US personnel and their allies.

Focus of the Day Story:  Remote hearings have an unseen psychological impact on court users, a report has found. The report, ‘The psychological impact of remote hearings’, by consulting firm Berkeley Research Group (BRG), is based on interviews with expert witnesses, lawyers and psychologists in jurisdictions around the world. Full story - New Law Journal
Saturday Conversations on Law
  • The boom in companies offering cryptocurrency loans and high-yield deposit accounts is disrupting the banking industry and leaving regulators scrambling to catch up
  • The Corporate Counsel Show: From corporate to creative - Lawyers Weekly
  • Bar aptitude test ‘not effective filter’ of weak wannabe barristers - Legal Cheek
  • Madhya Pradesh High Court stays RBI circular on appointment of MD/CEOs of Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks | Bar & Bench #India
  • Why is in-house life so popular? - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • Freshfields matches Clifford Chance on trainee pay - Legal Cheek
  • Person accused of non-bailable offence but not required in custody during probe is entitled to bail: Supreme Court | Bar & Bench #India
  • The Boutique Lawyer Show: Combatting adversarial attitudes - Lawyers Weekly
  • Solicitor accused of injecting blood into supermarket food previously worked for A&O, Milbank and HSF - Legal Cheek
  • [Bidar Sedition] Issue of interrogation of students by Police officers in uniform forwarded to DGP, IG: State informs Karnataka High Court | Bar & Bench #India 
  • How #Australian law firms can overcome the challenges of cloud migration - Lawyers Weekly
  • The Weekly Round-Up: Police Taser use, GDPR and the basic right to protest - UK Human Rights Blog
  • We expect 50% of women representation but have only achieved 11% in Supreme Court: CJI NV Ramana | Bar & Bench #India 
  • More can be done to support women’s workplace rights - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • 'I studied law in jail - now I want to change the system' #US
  • A former aide, Michael Fawcett, has temporarily stepped down from his role as chief executive of The Prince's Foundation amid allegations that he used his influence to help secure an honour for a major donor
  • Social care: Plans for reform in England likely this week - sources - But the prime minister is facing pressure from his own MPs not to increase National Insurance to pay for it - an idea that is being considered
  • Is an expert report prepared for the purposes of an inquest covered by litigation privilege? - UK Human Rights Blog
  • The populist political logic and Alexey Navalny’s political discourse | Ivan Nokhrin
  • Taliban Fighters Crush a Women’s Protest Amid Flickers of Resistance #Afghanistan
  • EU Ends Legal Battle With AstraZeneca
  • Victoria to make public display of Nazi symbols illegal - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • Chris Parsons has led an incredible legal career, across multiple countries for one of the world’s biggest law firms. However, he believes that the best thing he has ever done is go public about his debilitating mental health issues - Lawyers Weekly
  • 7 answers to common SQE questions - Legal Cheek
  • Misconceptions and lessons about workplace vaccine mandates - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • CMS becomes second highest training contract provider with 95 places - Legal Cheek
  • Bike crashes through driver's windscreen on M9 at West Lothian
  • SQE officially comes into force: New solicitor training regime will eventually replace the LPC - Legal Cheek