23rd September - Law News

Edition 3923: 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: As the southwest monsoon begins to withdraw from India, rainfall deficiency in major states has cast worries on the Kharif crop output. Ashok Gulati, INFOSYS Chair Professor, Agriculture ICRIER.
Focus of the Day Article: A very mixed picture at best: the listed law firms' roller coaster ride. While some fortunes have been made, Tony Williams argues the Covid-19 pandemic has underlined the enduring strength of the traditional law firm partnership model. Full story - The Global Legal Post

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Broadcaster Jeremy Vine has hit out at social media firms as he said his stalker had put out a video promising to be back days after being jailed
  • Needed – a phrase to describe us | Law Gazette
  • The #Australian Football League is investigating claims Aboriginal players were bullied by senior coaching staff. Hawthorn Football Club players were reportedly isolated from family, told to leave their partners and told to end a pregnancy 
  • Firms must deduct 50% from damages to survive fixed costs extension | Law Gazette
  • #Iran protests: Women burn headscarves in anti-hijab protests
  • Few couples applying for joint divorce, HMCTS figures reveal | Law Gazette
  • Killer is first inmate to face public Parole Board hearing: Russell Causley is serving life sentence for murder of his wife, whose body has never been found
  • Quarter of lawyers could work at fee-share firms "within three years" - Legal Futures
  • My legal life: Emma Levin, Mina - Profile | Law Gazette 
  • Armed officer leant out of a car window & fatally shot a man during a police stop on the M62 in West Yorkshire, an inquest has heard. Yassar Yaqub was shot when the Audi car he was travelling in was stopped on the M62 near Huddersfield in January 2017