29th February - Law News

Edition 4447: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.

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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
  • Northern Ireland barristers take silk for first time in four years | Irish Legal News
  • ABI urges extension of injury damages tariff beyond whiplash - Legal Futures
  • Secret tribunal to hear claims police spied on Northern Ireland journalists - Judges urged to keep proceedings as open as possible in case relating to Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey
  • Litigator who misled client, firm and court about cases struck off - Legal Futures
  • Law Society asks family lawyers for help with civil legal aid review | Law Gazette
  • I spent 48 years in prison for a murder I didn’t commit. Here’s how I fought my way to freedom #US
  • Vulnerable man ‘humiliated’ into confessing to 1990 London murder, court told. Court of appeal hears Oliver Campbell was convicted on basis of inconsistent confession made under police pressure