24th January - Law News

Edition 4044: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.


Focus of the Day Law News/Article: Can victims of crime hope for justice from a crumbling system? As every police force in England and Wales begins reviewing abuse allegations against its officers, the underfunded legal system is already buckling under a vast backlog. Full story - Guardian Law  
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Rishi Sunak was in Northampton earlier to launch a mental health policy, but instead had to use the event to announce an investigation into one of his own cabinet ministers.  Revelations over Nadhim Zahawi's HMRC penalty have raised questions over the Prime Minister's commitment to rebuilding standards. Meanwhile, the man who oversaw their perceived collapse, Boris Johnson, dismissed as 'nonsense' the accusation he helped the BBC's chairman into the job in return for help securing a loan, now also the subject of a Whitehall probe.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Can't imagine Universe without cows; all problems on Earth will be solved if cow slaughter is prevented: Gujarat Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/Ic8VNuyXTE
  • Over a third of legal workers hate their boss, research finds - Legal Cheek https://t.co/VPcMLNcSpO
  • UK offers qualified backing for tribunal to prosecute Russia’s leaders https://t.co/BBokYJ6Y54
  • Linklaters keeps 48 of 51 spring qualifying trainee solicitors - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Sf6zUsBqOF
  • Major legal aid practice sold for just £200,000 upfront in pre-pack - Legal Futures https://t.co/tajEJIGEy3
  • 5 tips to secure pupillage - Legal Cheek https://t.co/X2BCLbegMa
  • World Athletics proposes new transgender eligibility rules https://t.co/o9TRyAOQE6
  • ‘Dirty wee torturers’: Northern Irish man tells of British army abuse during Troubles https://t.co/HG5iEFXilG
  • Teach aspiring lawyers to use ChatGPT, says top law prof - Legal Cheek https://t.co/TW2Q6WKiO
  • Former Wagner Group commander who fled to #Norway arrested by police. Andrey Medvedev, who is seeking asylum after claiming to witness war crimes in Ukraine, fears deportation to Russia https://t.co/ejV7AMl43d
  • #France to take legal action over ‘nightmare’ plastic pellet spill https://t.co/ME06axfqHb
  • As a police officer, I was asked to undermine an alleged rape victim – I wish I could say it was a one-off | The secret police officer https://t.co/3AO7nnitKf 
  • At least eight Arsenal fans have been arrested in the #Ugandan city of Jinja after celebrating the club's win against Manchester United in the English Premier League https://t.co/iDhfClqiXE 
  • One man has been found guilty of a knifepoint robbery at the family home of elite cyclist Mark Cavendish. Romario Henry, 31, of Bell Green in Lewisham, south-east London, broke into Mr Cavendish's home in Ongar, Essex, on 27 November 2021 https://t.co/PmqYLotdqR 
  • Love Island legal contestants: where are they now? - Legal Cheek https://t.co/t92H7TRPJa 
  • Family wins high court fight for fresh inquest into stabbing of Yousef Makki https://t.co/Ad9D3Jlp1H 
  • Why we strike – eight workers on their reasons for joining the picket line in Britain’s new winter of discontent https://t.co/LNfLw81ftm
  • 30 important Judgments on Arbitration by Indian Courts [June- December 2022] | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/mdZfDOqtm6 
  • 3 ways that changing the way you work can change your life - Legal Cheek https://t.co/NCPnS0Sl18
  • "We need to stop bias against those with obesity Brendan Fraser: We need to stop bias against those with obesity". Brendan Fraser is riding the award season wave with his latest movie The Whale https://t.co/ut8oUMNGrG
  • California police have identified the gunman suspected of killing 10 people in a ballroom dance studio near Los Angeles as Huu Can Tran, 72, who was later found dead in a white van #US https://t.co/X97Vh3dqM2
  • Unless we start paying junior lawyers well, we cannot have a democratised bar: CJI DY Chandrachud | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/qp37Nr84fh 
  • Matteo Messina Denaro: How silence and compliance kept Mafia boss at large https://t.co/Gnic9w5IBz
  • BSB returns to “part fund” Legal Choices website - Legal Futures https://t.co/C62ZWtlWhs
  • NQ lawyer pay at Milbank hits £166k following exchange rate adjustment - Legal Cheek https://t.co/YXAaASQuv0
  • 6 ways law students can overcome the Monday Blues - Legal Cheek https://t.co/0JeApxcdf4 
  • An "unscheduled" safeguarding audit and review has been launched in the Catholic church following claims of lockdown gatherings in Newcastle https://t.co/mF9au36R10
  • ‘Underappreciated’ lawyers likely to quit, research reveals - Legal Cheek https://t.co/XCdiiOaD5s
  • 'How many training contracts should I apply for?' - Legal Cheek https://t.co/7eqCGj7BNY
  • Wales rugby: Charlotte Wathan said a male colleague said in front of others in an office that he wanted to "rape" her https://t.co/qB1kYtUpDo