13th November - Law News

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 Today's Highlighted Video Story:
"I agree that there has been hate speeches, misinformation, fake news and inflammatory content... on Facebook India. But I don't agree with this that this is solely being done by people who belong to the BJP & RSS," says Alok Vats of BJP on the revelations in Facebook internal documents that pro-BJP/RSS pages and users are some of the biggest contributors to online anti-Muslim hate.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • UCC students awarded first Ronan Daly Jermyn diversity scholarships | Irish Legal News
  • Argyll landowner who persuaded ex-partner to pay him for land she never received ordered to pay back full sum - Scottish Legal News
  • Irish lawyers petition EU to intervene over post-2008 pay cuts | Irish Legal News
  • CJEU: General Court upholds €2.4 billion fine against Google for abuse of dominant position in European market - Scottish Legal News
  • Paramedic jailed for North West Ambulance Service defibrillator theft
  • #Portugal has banned bosses from text messaging and emailing staff out of working hours as part of new laws dubbed "right to rest"
  • TikTok abuse 'is pushing teachers over the edge'
  • Legislation to bring Marine Casualty Investigation Board in line with EU law | Irish Legal News
  • A chance be given for course correction: Madhya Pradesh High Court grants bail to rape accused | Bar & Bench #India
  • Pro forma T&Cs for expert witnesses to find ‘middle ground’ with solicitors | Law Gazette 
  • Inquiry confirms children were abused at boarding schools in Largs and Dumfries - Scottish Legal News 
  • Apan Jewellers owner's son Shafat Ahmed and all four other accused in the Banani Raintree hotel rape case were acquitted yesterday, more than four and a half years after the incident allegedly took place#Bangladesh 
  • Conveyancing giant suffers IT 'security incident' | Law Gazette
  • The rules on MPs’ standards are hopeless. Here’s how to clean up parliament
  • Public consultation launched as part of freedom of information review | Irish Legal News
  • Royal Ballet choreographer accused of sexual misconduct took his own life following the "humiliation" of the allegations and press reports, an inquest heard. Liam Scarlett, 35, was told by Royal Opera House there were grounds for a disciplinary process
  • Legal sector rebound continues | Law Gazette 
  • Around 1,000 people crossed the Channel by boat to reach the UK on Thursday, a new record for migrant Channel crossings in a single day - as mild weather made the journey less risky 
  • Grenfell Tower: Housebuilders may be "gaming the system" to avoid fire safety checks put in place after the Grenfell Tower fire, London Fire Brigade (LFB) has warned 
  • Trump wins temporary victory in effort to keep White House records secret | US Capitol attack #US 
  • ByrneWallace reappoints Feargal Brennan as managing partner | Irish Legal News 
  • Insolvency funder blames Covid lifeline for profits slide | Law Gazette 
  • Advocate losing case on merits not deficiency of service to file consumer case: Supreme Court | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Printing Meghan’s letter to father was ‘his reply’ to People article, court told 
  • Cross-examination on wasted costs applications ‘should be the exception’ | Law Gazette 
  • Nuala Jackson SC appointed chair of Legal Aid Board | Irish Legal News
  • SRA wins injunction to stop suspended solicitor serving clients | Law Gazette 
  • Leman Solicitors promotes Elaine White to partner | Irish Legal News 
  • Lawmakers, lawyers and second jobs | Law Gazette