3rd September - Law News

Edition 4268: 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: A curfew has been imposed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk after one protester was killed and several others injured. Security forces dispersed rival demonstrations by Kurdish and Arab residents over the Kurdistan Democratic Party's return to the political arena.

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
  • Fraud cases on the rise in England and Wales, study finds - The Global Legal Post
  • Mahek Bukhari was a burgeoning TikTok star, with a mother who enthusiastically supported her influencer daughter. But an ill-fated affair saw both their lives unravel into deceit, blackmail, and ultimately murder
  • The Civil Justice Council (CJC) published part one of its final report on pre-action protocols last week | NLJ
  • Law Society refreshes board with new appointments - The Global Legal Post
  • Fascist group Proud Boys member Ethan Nordean and Dominic Pezzola jailed for US Capitol riot #US
  • Home Office defies high court by placing 100 asylum-seeker children in hotels. Unlawful practice still used in Kent was condemned after more than 200 went missing from accommodation
  • Solicitors, barristers and other lawyers could be required to provide complaints information to clients at repeated intervals during the working relationship, under Legal Services Board (LSB) proposals | NLJ