21st September - Law News

Edition 3921: 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: A practical and free session sharing useful ideas, tools and resources to help chambers and barristers acquire greater competence in supporting people with disabilities and understand accreditation requirements.

Focus of the Day Article: A research paper that says contracts are hard for people to understand because of their poor writing, rather than use of legal terms, has been awarded the Ig Nobel prize for literature. Full story - Legal Futures

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • West weighs calling for #China Uyghur abuses inquiry at UN
  • We’ve started legal action against the classification of gas as ‘sustainable’
  • The UK is weighing up whether to attend a new European political "club of nations" next month - the group could discuss security, energy and transport as well as the movement of people, particularly the young
  • Liz Truss says higher energy bills worth paying for security - is this the start of how the Conservatives lose the next election?
  • Madras HC (FB) Rules That Registrar Cannot Accept A Deed Of Cancellation That Seeks To Nullify A Deed Of Conveyance Which Has Already Been Acted Upon - Law Trend #India
  • The parents of Madeleine McCann have lost the latest stage of a legal battle over how judges handled claims made by a Portuguese police detective
  • Labour MP victim of murder plot quits for NHS role - West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper said the decision to become chairman of Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust had come after a "lot of soul searching"
  • Windfarm windfall set to spark debate about funding of UK monarchy - Demand for leases of land for renewable energy projects is set to generate hundreds of millions for the crown estate
  • West wavers on #Ukraine proposals to seize Russian assets as reparations
  • Almost five years after she took her own life, the inquest into the death of teenager Molly Russell is due to begin. Molly, 14, killed herself in 2017 after viewing material about self-harm, suicide and depression, on social media sites 
  • King Charles III set to change law to stop non-working royals from acting as official stand-in
  • Now is not the time to impose a tax on people visiting Wales as the cost of living increases, businesses have warned. A public consultation will consider if overnight visitors should pay a levy on top of their holiday costs
  • Police said "proactive patrols" continued in East Leicester overnight following disorder at the weekend. Tensions involving mainly young men from sections of the Muslim and Hindu communities saw unrest on Saturday night
  • Almost no trains are running out of Paddington railway station for a second day due to damaged power lines. The wires were broken on Monday but despite engineers working overnight, only one shuttle service to Ealing Broadway is running every 30 minutes
  • Strong justice system safest guarantee to boost democratic values: Dhankhar #India
  • Crown Solicitor Brian Dickey on the guilt he feels being a part of system that has landed against Māori #NewZealand
  • #Azerbaijan slams Pelosi's 'unfair' comments as blow to peace efforts with Armenia
  • Judgment of larger bench will prevail over smaller bench regardless of number of majority judges on larger bench: Supreme Court | Bar & Bench #India
  • The new reforms turning the tide for child abuse survivors #Australia