10th September - Law News

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Today's Highlighted Video Story: More than 2,000 have been killed in the worst earthquake to hit the country in over a 100 years. The magnitude 6.8 tremor struck late on Friday night. 

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
  • Indefinite sentences should be suicide risk factor, says prisons watchdog
  • The Law Society has launched a three-year professional ethics programme to promote discussion about a range of issues solicitors face in their working lives | New Law Journal
  • Forfeiture ruling highlights underground banking threat | Law Gazette
  • Professional indemnity insurance (PII) covers the loss of a fee paid to solicitors following a misrepresentation, the Court of Appeal has held | New Law Journal
  • Daniel Khalife: Escaped terror suspect arrested in north-west London
  • #Ethiopian troops accused of mass killings of civilians in Amhara region
  • The crown court will be under pressure ‘for the foreseeable future’ despite efforts to recruit more judges, the outgoing Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett has warned in his final annual report | New Law Journal