31st March - Law News

Edition 4478: 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: See what the journey to Thailand looks like for Filipina Bianca Balala, who traveled to Bangkok for gender-affirming surgery. Note: Not all people who identify as trans or non-binary feel they need surgery

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
  • Tory immigration policies risk over-reliance on Chinese students, ex-universities minister warns: Chris Skidmore says restrictions on international students risk a funding crisis
  • ‘True equality alongside excellence’: Jason Pitter KC | COUNSEL
  • It is now one year since American journalist Evan Gershkovich was detained on a reporting trip in #Russia. His best hope of release may be Vadim Krasikov, who is sitting in a German jail, convicted of an execution that was ordered by the Kremlin
  • Black women at the Bar: challenges faced and a fairer future | COUNSEL
  • Paralegal sanctioned for misleading firm over LLM qualification - Legal Cheek
  • Scotland’s new hate crime act: what does it cover and why is it controversial?
  • Examining the new duty of candour in policing and its impact on inquest proceedings | COUNSEL