7th November - Law News

Edition 4333: 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 month has passed since the deadliest day in Israel's 75-year history, with an estimated 1,400 people dead. Some 240 people are thought to still be held hostage in Gaza: Israelis and foreigners, soldiers and civilians, old and young. Demonstrations and pleas to bring hostages home are becoming more urgent. In the ongoing retaliatory attack on Gaza by Israel, nearly 10,000 Palestinian lives have been lost and over a million people displaced.

Focus of the Day Legal News: Senior lawyers criticise handling of case of Sikh activist held in India. Peers express fears that Jagtar Singh Johal will not receive ‘due process’ in India amid torture claims. 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
  • Jailed Iranian human right activist Narges Mohammadi has begun a hunger strike, a month after she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, her family says. The 51-year-old is protesting against Iran's denial of medical care to her and other inmates https://t.co/ebi2yRa2pD
  • Law Society opposes CILEX plans to transfer regulation of legal executives to SRA | Law Gazette https://tinyurl.com/2fxutc5z
  • Met Police urges pro-Palestinian march organisers to delay demo as Israel continues to strike Gaza https://tinyurl.com/27mnz4mf
  • The reputational risk of not making a referral - Legal Futures https://tinyurl.com/mtbh2p9u
  • A driver's car insurance was suspended due to a computer error that read the speed limit on 60mph roads as 20mph. Connor Davies, 17, from Penrhyncoch, Ceredigion, said the black box monitor in his car started incorrectly triggering https://t.co/AMw3m39zaE
  • First housing diploma offered by law firm Capsticks achieves 84% pass rate | Law Gazette https://t.co/MD9rdLhQYG
  • A critically ill eight-month-old British baby has been granted #Italian citizenship as her parents fight to prevent doctors ending her life support. Medics in Nottingham have been told by the High Court they can withdraw treatment for Indi Gregory https://tinyurl.com/3y5vf4ef