2nd May - Law News

Edition 3779: 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: Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Appellant) v Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme: Judgment in the following Supreme Court cases will be handed down on Wednesday 27 April at 9.45am

Saturday Conversations on Law

  • The rules of war: international humanitarian law and the consequences of disregarding it - Legal Cheek 
  • Eight new speakers announced for LegalEdCon 2022 - Legal Cheek 
  • Going green: the future of graduate recruitment - Legal Cheek 
  • Bombay High Court permits death row convicts to pursue academic courses during incarceration | Bar & Bench #India
  • Conservative source has said Labour's Angela Rayner was the original source of a story claiming she crossed and uncrossed her legs in Parliament in an effort to distract Boris Johnson
  • #Iraqi police seize more than 6 million Captagon amphetamine pills 
  • 'How enforceable are law firm claw back clauses on LPC/SQE funding?' - Legal Cheek 
  • Decisions by courts not implemented by government for years together: CJI NV Ramana | Bar & Bench #India 
  • 3 in 4 in-house teams lose an hour a day jumping between tech systems - Lawyers Weekly
  • Thousands of domestic abuse survivors denied help after legal aid cuts, study finds 
  • Reed Smith to relocate London office - Legal Cheek
  • High Court: Taxi licences may not be time-limited based on the immigration status of the driver | Irish Legal News 
  • Moebius Future: the Carceral City as a Chronotope of Post-History | Elana Gomel
  • Criminal Justice Committee seeks improvements to firework proposals | Scottish Legal News
  • Part of the union: GMB sets up branch for judges | Law Gazette 
  • How to make it as an international lawyer, from those who’ve done it - Legal Cheek
  • Germany has filed a case against Italy at the UN's highest court over attempts within Italy to claim compensation for Nazi-era war crimes 
  • SRA chief admits ethnicity pay gap figure is ‘not acceptable’ | Law Gazette 
  • Hannah Kenny, from People Before Profit, was subjected to sectarian and misogynistic abuse in east Belfast, according to a party spokesperson 
  • Work from home permanently but earn 20% less, Stephenson Harwood tells lawyers - Legal Cheek 
  • Solicitor on jury service jailed for researching defendant | Law Gazette 
  • The family of Paul Rusesabagina, the subject of Oscar-nominated film Hotel #Rwanda, have filed a $400m (£307m) lawsuit in the United States over his alleged abduction and torture
  • Disgraced Tory MP Neil Parish ‘broke law’ by watching porn in Commons - Parish resigns over ‘moment of madness’, and claims ‘it was tractors I was looking at on the internet’ 
  • Proposed clinical negligence costs reforms are ‘unfair’ to injured patients and families of patients who have died, and would act as a barrier to access to justice, personal injury lawyers have warned | NLJ