22nd September - Law News

Edition 3922: 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:  Terrorism charges against Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan have been quashed by the High Court. But he still faces several court cases as he continues his rallies to regain the presidency at next year's election.

Focus of the Day Article: Take-up of a landmark provision designed to remove ‘unnecessary finger-pointing’ from the divorce process remains comparatively low, according to government figures. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • News focus: EU to clamp down on booming litigation funding sector | Law Gazette
  • A man who tried to grab the flag draped over the Queen's coffin as she lay in state did not believe she was dead, a court has heard. The prosecution claims Muhammad Khan wanted to look in the coffin to "check for himself"
  • After all dedication and service, jobs of up to 20 staff who worked closely with Queen could be at risk
  • DLA Piper, Skadden, Kirkland advise on GIC and Oak Street’s $14bn STORE Capital purchase - The Global Legal Post
  • Lawyers urged to warn clients when deals could undermine climate change targets - The Global Legal Post
  • The International Council of Commercial Arbitration opens 25th Congress in Edinburgh - The Global Legal Post
  • A judge has quashed a Baltimore man's murder conviction in a case that spawned hit true crime podcast Serial. Adnan Syed was 19 when he was sentenced to life in prison for the death of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee #US
  • As resistance grows to the fossil fuel regime, laws are springing up everywhere to suppress climate activists
  • Chaka Zulu's Lawyer & Sister Demand Justice Following Murder Charge #US
  • Mahsa Amini: #Iran police say woman's death was 'unfortunate' 
  • Leicester violence could spread beyond city, warns local MP Claudia Webbem and urges Tory ministers to clamp down on ‘extremist rightwing ideology’ 
  • No 10 chief of staff questioned by FBI has ‘full support’ of Liz Truss - Mark Fullbrook spoken to as witness in bribery case against financier and Tory donor Julio Herrera Velutini
  • Trump legal team admits possibility that ex-president could be charged #US
  • Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield deny skipping Queen queue after they were spotted on Friday's live feed
  • New York City considers legal action against Texas over migrant buses #US