28th May - Law News

Edition 4170: 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:  A representative claim on behalf of 1.6 million people whose medical records were drawn upon to help Google subsidiary DeepMind develop an app has been thrown out by the High Court because of the claimants' differing circumstances. Ruling in Prismall v Google UK & Anor, Mrs Justice Heather Williams DBE found that the claim failed the 'same interest' requirement set out in the civil procedure rules. Full story - Law Society Gazette
Today's Highlighted Video Story: How to Stop Republicans From Tanking the US Economy

A selection of important developments in the world of law and justice (for a comprehensive look at the news and events, please visit @theLawMap Twitter feed):

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Donald Trump hush-money trial date set for March 2024
  • Law Commission calls for tighter rules on use of personal records in rape trials
  • Conveyancers “refusing to handle high-rise transactions” - Legal Futures
  • E Jean Carroll files for new damages after Trump’s CNN town hall remarks #US
  • Court papers show how killer parents won back their baby
  • TikToker admits stalking footballers Mason Mount and Billy Gilmour - Orla Melissa Sloan, 21, bombarded Chelsea's Mason Mount, 24, with messages in a four-month stalking campaign after their relationship ended
  • Strike-off for solicitor who deleted SRA emails to co-owner wife - Legal Futures
  • A doctor with a key role in reforming a controversial gender identity clinic for children has been recorded questioning the need for change
  • Most foreign students on non-research courses to lose right to bring family to UK
  • Rishi Sunak decides not to order inquiry into Suella Braverman speeding row - The home secretary was caught speeding last year