3rd August - Law News

Edition 3871: 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: Jackson Reffitt warned the FBI about his father, Guy Reffitt, before and after the January 6th Capitol insurrection.
Focus of the Day Article: The Weekly Round-up: Northern Ireland Protocol, public Parole Board hearings, and SLAPPs. Full story - UK Human Rights Blog

Saturday Conversations on Law

  • Charles Russell Speechlys’ PEP slips despite growth | Law Gazette
  • Litigation funding “explosion” driving class actions across Europe - Legal Futures
  • A man allegedly found with a crossbow in the grounds of Windsor Castle on Christmas Day has been charged under the Treason Act. Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, has also been charged with threats to kill and possession of an offensive weapon
  • Jailed former Cooley associate banned from profession | Law Gazette 
  • Barristers should avoid “supportive” comments after winning cases - Legal Futures
  • Bar protest 'biting harder' than government data suggests | Law Gazette 
  • Striking a better balance than Europe on SLAPPs | Law Gazette
  • Cocaine sparked the death of entrepreneur and YouTube star Jamal Edwards, a coroner has concluded. An inquest was held at West London coroner's court into Edwards's death at the age of 31 in February
  • An arrest warrant has been issued for the Manchester Arena bomber's brother. Ismail Abedi, 29, was convicted in his absence in July of failing to appear at the Manchester Arena Inquiry after being ordered to give evidence 
  • Khan SDT hearing adjourned after last-minute application | Law Gazette 
  • Judge critical of Fieldfisher’s 'continued failure' causing trial delay | Law Gazette 
  • MoJ doubles lawtech spending for new phase | Law Gazette
  • City centre court shut down for urgent asbestos tests | Law Gazette 
  • Make body-image warnings on retouched photos the law, MPs say
  • Court criticises leading City firm for major e-disclosure failure - Legal Futures 
  • Guy Reffitt: Capitol rioter turned in by son gets 87 months in prison #US 
  • Make body-image warnings on retouched photos the law, MPs say
  • Ayman al-Zawahiri: Al-Qaeda leader killed in #US drone strike 
  • BCLP increases maintenance grants and vac scheme pay - also scraps grade requirements - Legal Cheek