7th January - Law News

Edition 4029: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.

Season's Greetings to all readers!
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Investigating who killed dozens of civilians along one street in Bucha, a normally quiet town on the outskirts of Kyiv

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • An 18-year-old Afghan refugee was fatally stabbed in a south-west London park by another teenager during a fight over a girl, a court has heard. Hazrat Wali died after being attacked in Craneford Way Playing Fields, Twickenham
  • Anthony and Danielle Wilson awoke at their Essex home to find their Range Rover had vanished. The vehicle was later found loaded on a container at a UK port bound for the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa
  • Harry has turned against military, says ex-commander - Referring to Prince Harry's revelation that he killed 25 enemy fighters, Col Collins said: "That's not how you behave in the Army; it's not how we think
  • Former Simmons & Simmons chief takes City role | Law Gazette
  • Abuse survivor charity refuses £10,000 raised for woman guilty of false rape claims 
  • New association aims to help legal academics teach technology - Legal Futures
  • Top-50 firm’s final accounts reveal plunge in profits | Law Gazette
  • #Saudi Arabia jails two Wikipedia staff in ‘bid to control content’ - Administrators jailed for 32 years, and eight years, as activists warn of ploy to infiltrate website
  • Civil legal aid review 'to report in 2024' | Law Gazette 
  • Marilyn Manson sexual assault lawsuit dismissed without prejudice #US 
  • Solicitor fails to persuade judge to reconsider unfair dismissal ruling - Legal Futures
  • Cost-of-living crisis expected to increase pressure on GCs | Law Gazette 
  • Sinaloa cartel launches violent response as Mexico recaptures El Chapo’s son #Mexico
  • New data-sharing powers proposed for identity scheme | Law Gazette 
  • 900,000 crimes committed by people on bail under Tories, analysis finds 
  • Judge orders law firm in web copy dispute to pay indemnity costs - Legal Futures 
  • Starmer says Labour would reverse PM’s plan for anti-strike law 
  • Marriage doesn't change status of daughter; word 'servicemen' should be changed to 'service personnel': Karnataka High Court | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Ukraine rejects Putin’s 36-hour ceasefire for Orthodox Christmas #Russia 
  • Former DWF chief grows ‘distributed’ new firm | Law Gazette 
  • Six women arrested after boy, one, dies at Dudley nursery 
  • Lessons from St Helena - criminal justice system is on the cusp of collapse | Law Gazette