8th November - Law News

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 Today's Highlighted Video Story: Dozens join a climate march in Quezon City, Philippines as millions mark the #GlobalDayOfAction for climate crisis around the world

Focus of the Day Story:  Nottingham Law School lecturers have called for more creativity in changing attitudes to misogyny and street harassment. Full story - New Law Journal 
Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Solicitor sanctioned for 'offensive' WhatsApp messages - Legal Cheek
  • Major report: Time for targets, not talk, to improve race equality at Bar - Legal Futures 
  • Ropes & Gray raises London NQ lawyer pay to £147k - Legal Cheek
  • Millions of Americans owe court fees or other ‘carceral debt’. This must end
  • Stephenson Harwood boosts NQ lawyer pay to £90k as it ups billable hour targets - Legal Cheek
  • ‘The Great Resignation’ is looming for lawyers - Lawyers Weekly
  • ‘Our notion of privacy will be useless’: what happens if technology learns to read our minds?
  • Meet the Leeds Uni law grad shining a light on neurodiversity - Legal Cheek 
  • #Australia government support during the pandemic has given businesses and their directors a “false sense of security”. Those days are now over, and action must be taken, said one partner - Lawyers Weekly
  • Telangana High Court confers senior designation on nine lawyers | Bar & Bench #India
  • An #Italian court has sentenced 70 members of the powerful mafia group, the 'Ndrangheta, in the first stage of the biggest mafia trial in decades. Over the next two years, 355 alleged mobsters and corrupt officials will face court
  • Simmons pledges £100k in free legal support to start-ups tackling climate change - Legal Cheek
  • The Court of Protection and Criminal Law - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • Flexible training contract specialist signs SQE training deal with College of Legal Practice - Legal Cheek
  • The National Trust is calling on the government to ban peat being used in compost, as part of efforts to try and limit climate change. It is one of more than a dozen international organisations asking for a switch to sustainable alternatives 
  • Regulating the Professionals: a Shakeup in Healthcare - UK Human Rights Blog
  • The chairman of Parliament's Standards Committee has called on Parliament to approve his committee's report on Owen Paterson's conduct - even though Mr Paterson has resigned as an MP
  • Social Movements for Gender and Sexual Diversity: Case Studies from Jamaica, Nepal, and Japan | Diana J Fox
  • Meet the infrastructure lawyers helping ‘Build back better’ - Legal Cheek
  • High Court dismisses appeal in ‘largest women’s health class action in #Australia’s history’ - Lawyers Weekly
  • Use of trademark as keyword: Delhi High Court directs Google to probe into web traffic diversion | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Walsall retail park visitors threatened by children with fake gun
  • Ex-magic circle lawyer loses legal battle to force wealthy parents to pay him maintenance for life - Legal Cheek
  • Astroworld: Criminal investigation into Texas festival crowd surge #US
  • Jones Day London trainee pleads not guilty to rape and coercive/controlling behaviour - Legal Cheek
  • #US court blocks Biden's vaccine mandate for companies
  • Cyber-insurance – Are you prepared? - Legal Futures 
  • South #Australian Attorney-General Vickie Chapman will face an inquiry over an alleged conflict of interest in a decision to allow a port to be built on Kangaroo Island for the timber industry - Lawyers Weekly