10th June - Law News

Edition 4549: 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: As top-level professional sports continue to battle on-field homophobic incidents, local sporting clubs have been warned they risk losing a generation of players unless they commit to reducing discrimination. New research has revealed young LGBTQIA+ people are leaving the sports they love amid alarming rates of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia at a recreational level.

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
  • Labour pledges 80 new rape courts in bid to tackle backlog crisis. Plan for specialist unit in all police forces amid manifesto drive to reduce violence against women and girls
  • Upholding the rule of law can boost economic and societal progress, study finds - The Global Legal Post
  • Restrictions on carrying liquids over 100ml in hand luggage are temporarily reintroduced at some regional airports from 00:01 on Sunday 9 June 2024: will affect passengers at Newcastle, Leeds Bradford, London City, Aberdeen, Southend & Teesside airports
  • Furious Property Lawyers Action Group members demand special general meeting | Law Gazette
  • Raft of firms called in for Waste Management's $7.2bn Stericycle acquisition - The Global Legal Post
  • The teenage con artist behind a £2.5m global crime spree - Elliot Castro was 16 and selling mobile phones from a Glasgow call centre when he first conned someone out of their bank details
  • Employment lawyer to pay costs after claiming against wrong firm - Legal Futures