2nd May - Law News

Edition 4144: 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:  Lawyers have urged Alex Chalk to prioritise action to tackle the ailing justice system in his new role as Lord Chancellor. Chalk, MP for Cheltenham, was solicitor general for ten months under then prime minister Boris Johnson before resigning in July 2022. He was then a defence minister in Rishi Sunak’s government until succeeding Dominic Raab as justice secretary and Lord Chancellor last week. Full story - New Law Journal
Today's Highlighted Video Story: The Mayday protests in France have been marked by unrest - police clashed with anarchist protestors in Paris and a number of other cities - as unrest broke out during rallies organised by trade unions against President Macron's unpopular pension reforms. 

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