18th November - Law News

Edition 4344: 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:  Humanitarian agencies warn Gaza residents face the threat of starvation and disease as winter temperatures approach. The UN World Food Programme and World Health Organization warn nearly the entire population is in desperate need of assistance which isn’t coming.
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
  • Sam Altman, the head of artificial intelligence firm OpenAI, has been ousted by the company's board, which said it had lost confidence in his ability to lead the company
  • Chakraborty v Union of India: Indian Supreme Court declines to legalise same-sex marriage | Law Gazette
  • Supreme Court dismisses commercial lender's appeal over PPI claim | Law Gazette
  • Labour MP Jo Stevens's office vandalised after Gaza vote - her Cardiff office was daubed in red paint and covered in posters which accused her of having "blood" on her hands
  • Solicitor convicted of tipping off client about money laundering probe - Legal Futures
  • NDisability History Month: Law Society unveils guidance for disabled students becoming a solicitor | Law Gazette
  • The prison population in England and Wales stands at 87,744. There are 40 more people in prison today than there were last week, and 5,053 more than this time last year. There are 84,149 people in men's prisons and 3,595 in women's prisons