4th September - Law News

Edition 4269: 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: After riots broke out in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israel is considering the immediate deportation of Eritrean asylum seekers, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying "a red line" had been crossed. Some 170 people were injured in violent clashes with police and in-fighting between groups of supporters and opponents of the Eritrean regime. Mr Netenyahu also ordered a new plan to remove all African migrants that he described as "illegal infiltrators". Saturday's unprecedented disorder began after activists opposed to the Eritrean government said that they had asked Israeli authorities to cancel an event organised by their country's embassy.

Focus of the Day Legal News:  An investment of £11.3m in early legal advice providers is needed urgently, the Law Society has warned. Otherwise, civil legal aid will ‘vanish’, just at a time when millions of people are struggling with debt, housing costs and the cost-of-living crisis. Full story - New Law Journal  

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
  • Law firms positive about finances despite rising costs - Legal Futures
  • In the UK approach to asylum, nothing works | Law Gazette
  • The global human rights regime has collapsed. We urgently need a radical new framework to protect the fundamental rights of all human beings
  • Independent fashion brands across the world have seen duplicates of their clothes offered on the Chinese retailer Shein’s site at ultra-low prices. But there appears to be little they can do about it
  • ‘We don’t need police’: the New Forest village taking the law into its own hands. At the village with the most unsolved burglaries in the UK, shopkeepers are turning to vigilante-style tactics
  • Solicitors are underestimating the risks of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) | NLJ
  • England’s concrete crisis could extend to hospitals and courts, experts say