7th June - Law News

Edition 3815: 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: Firstport Property Services Limited (Appellant) v Settlers Court RTM Company and others (Respondents)

Focus of the Day Article: In 1998, people across the island of Ireland overwhelmingly endorsed the Good Friday Agreement, in a historic decision which signalled hope for a post-sectarian, post-conflict future. The UK Parliament responded to this popular mandate by returning devolution to Northern Ireland. On 24 May 2022, the reverse happened: in the face of vehement opposition from Northern Ireland, the UK Parliament voted to clear the second stage of a Bill that would drastically impact efforts to deal with the Northern Ireland conflict.  Full story - UK Human Rights Blog
Saturday Conversations on Law

  • Republican Amendment On Gun Firearm Background Checks Passes House Judiciary Committee #US https://t.co/jbFavmImeo 
  • Entries open for Bar Council’s Employed Bar Awards 2022 – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/9P6F8BlAx8
  • Elon Musk has threatened to walk away from his $44bn takeover of Twitter, accusing the social media company of "thwarting" his requests to learn more about its user base https://t.co/u4itur7AtH
  • Skirmishes as police block Tunisia protests against July referendum https://t.co/aBQtTAtKQ4
  • Partygate: Justice Committee chair submits letter of no-confidence in PM - Legal Cheek https://t.co/CufN73WAQS
  • #Bangladesh officials have accused the operator of a container depot of exacerbating a deadly blaze by not storing chemicals safely. Nine firefighters were among more than 40 people killed after fire broke out near the port city of Chittagong https://t.co/o0u1Ubii0v
  • The precious time I got to spend with Sir Gerard Brennan made a lasting impact upon me and how I see the world – something I will always be grateful for, writes Jerome Doraisamy - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/jBedTyQYXd
  • Archaic immunity from the long face of the law - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/C7j8uOYiEn
  • [Saki Naka rape and murder] "Brought down dignity of Mumbai:" Special Court sentences convict to death | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/ULV7EJ3Val
  • Legal Lightbulbs: Why are junior lawyers so unhappy? - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/eNrS2QSgIx 
  • Nurse wrongly sacked over 300 sick days for untreatable migraines to receive pay-out, tribunal rules https://t.co/nHtuCSVqv
  • Wake-up marketing call for firms with federal government contracts - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/dIKy6LGW6P
  • Fewer than a quarter of burnt-out lawyers feel supported by their firm - Legal Cheek https://t.co/7RRX5bhra
  • #SouthAfricans condemn Irish airline Ryanair for making them take a test in the Afrikaans language on UK flights, calling it discriminatory. The country has 11 official languages, Afrikaans language was imposed during white-minority rule https://t.co/JL8mIWfu2k 
  • Delhi High Court stays special court order allowing Satyendar Jain to have counsel during ED interrogation | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/wGMprmRW4T
  • Gatwick Airport has apologised to a disabled passenger who was left on a plane for more than an hour and a half after it had landed. Victoria Brignell, who is paralysed from the neck down, said she was initially told it would take 50 minutes to get help https://t.co/QIdcPSzFYP
  • A man has been interviewed voluntarily in relation to a video mocking the death of Michaela McAreavey, police have said. The 27-year-old woman was murdered on honeymoon in Mauritius in 2011 https://t.co/DO9bXR67I7
  • Samuel Townend QC elected as Bar Council Vice Chair for 2023 – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/bdPiu35LPx
  • Retired British geologist jailed for 15 years for attempting to remove artefacts from #Iraq. Jim Fitton, 66, collected 12 stones and shards of broken pottery during a recent geology and archaeology tour of the country https://t.co/qs1M9HAPGu
  • Protégé: Finding a ‘law-adjacent’ career path - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/5dymcr6W0u
  • A group of former soldiers have been reunited with their Afghan interpreter after winning a legal battle to allow him to settle in the UK. The interpreter went into hiding after being turned away from evacuation flights following the Taliban takeover https://t.co/xVrRIlDdH
  • Supercharge your training contract applications by completing The Legal Cheek Commercial Awareness Academy - Legal Cheek https://t.co/8q82plBnI
  • Thousands of UK workers are starting a four-day week trial from Monday. About 70 companies are taking part in what is thought to be the world's biggest pilot scheme into the working pattern over the next six months https://t.co/c7ZuBMnZMO
  • Hands off our park: Shrewsbury takes its council to the supreme court. Row over Greenfields recreation ground could be a test case on selling English public land for housing https://t.co/XaJuMWDvM
  • Racism in UK immigration policy comes as no surprise https://t.co/JqlDhQaQD0 
  • How was Douglas K. Uhde connected to Wisconsin Judge John Roemer? #US https://t.co/Dw2vKxOhXL
  • SAT dismisses appeal challenging SEBI order penalising a company for misutilizing IPO proceeds | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/i6bR59ItAX
  • Ukraine: UK justice ministry offers more support for ICC war crimes investigation - Dominic Raab to unveil new raft of measures, which include providing court with a specialist legal and police team https://t.co/oGn62UvHR
  • Minister was warned staff crisis would lead to ‘inevitable’ travel chaos, says aviation union: Call predicted airlines would fail to cope with huge demand as hostilities between government and industry deepen over appeal for special visas for EU workers https://t.co/INSIkEHOeL
  • Bloxham couple speak out after losing £200k to fraudster https://t.co/TQBfFCzOJ
  • A man who was rescued from the River Thames after police used a Taser to try to restrain him has died. The Met Police said it was called at 09:03 BST on Saturday to reports of a man shouting on Chelsea Bridge Road armed with a screwdriver https://t.co/rp8OW0MVTC
  • Consent of first wife immaterial in offense of bigamy: Karnataka High Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/5YukNkzbbE 
  • Gunmen have killed church worshippers in Ondo state, south-west #Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari said "only fiends from the nether region" could have done this "dastardly act" https://t.co/ROyK7KnKon