3rd May - Law News

Edition 4145: 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:  Gerry Adams wrongly denied compensation after convictions overturned, judge rules. Victory for former Sinn Féin leader in long-running case linked to attempted prison escapes in 1970s. Full story - Guardian Law
Today's Highlighted Video Story: If you have a steady job in the United States, there’s a good chance you are bound by an employment contract that sets the terms of your work, including hours, salary and benefits. But the contract’s reach may not be limited to that job. It may also contain language that puts restrictions on your life even after you leave that job. These are noncompete clauses, the focus of the Opinion video above. They typically prevent an employee from working for a competitor for a certain period after leaving the company

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