22nd September - Law News

Edition 4287: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.

Today's Highlighted Video Story: Rupert Murdoch, the hard-right media mogul, announced he will step down as chairman of Fox Corporation and News Corp. His son, Lachlan Murdoch, will become sole chairman of both companies

Focus of the Day Legal News: Law firm leaders need to maintain dialogue with their workers and manage expectations in periods of financial stress. Full story - The Global Legal Post  
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
  • Legal tech jobs will become more diverse as AI adoption spreads - Legal Futures
  • A prisoner who was initially handed a 15-month sentence after being found guilty of attempting to steal a coat and mobile phone has been released 18 years later. Danny Weatherson was just 17 years old when he was jailed
  • MPs demand answers on delays and backlogs in whiplash portal | Law Gazette
  • Are you interested in becoming a district judge? | Law Gazette
  • Value of UK class actions up by a third to £106bn - Legal Futures
  • Physical and verbal abuse found in Brook House immigration removal centre inquiry
  • ‘Without prejudice’ letter on ADR was ‘plainly not’ | | Law Gazette