5th September - Law News

Edition 4270: 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: The failure to fix dangerous concrete in school classrooms was today laid at Rishi Sunak' s door after he was accused of cutting spending on school repairs when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Prime Minister insisted that was "completely and utterly wrong" - and claimed the majority of schools were unaffected. But a sweary outburst from the Education Secretary Gillian Keegan revealed ministers' frustration that they are being blamed for shut classrooms.

Focus of the Day Legal News:  Lady Justice Thirlwall appointed to lead public inquiry into Lucy Letby. Thirlwall was the presiding judge in the 2013 case of Mick and Mairead Philpott and Paul Mosley. Full story - Guardian Law  

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
  • De Montfort Uni teams up with BARBRI to launch SQE-ready LLM - Legal Cheek https://t.co/jBzFMkq27J
  • The key to saving youth from violent paths? Inclusive higher education http://tinyurl.com/3b88m28d
  • In Focus: Empire-building SRA plays the long game | Law Gazette http://tinyurl.com/wczbzrkd
  • Judge with 'unremitting workload' apologises for falling asleep during trial - Legal Cheek https://t.co/RFrSo76auj
  • Court closed for up to nine months after RAAC discovery | Law Gazette http://tinyurl.com/4vxhss3m
  • Court of Appeal sets aside circuit judge's "plainly irregular" ruling - Legal Futures http://tinyurl.com/y4sc2n6a
  • 42-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident during Arsenal's 3-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday. The circulation of footage showing Sky Sports pundits Micah Richards and Roy Keane involved in an altercation with an individual https://t.co/v5X5WRtbQH