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Khattar government sets up law commission to review existing laws and craft new ones: The Tribune India

Pradeep Sharma Tribune press service Chandigarh, May 27 The BJP-JJP government has set up the Haryana State Laws Commission, an institutional mechanism for reviewing and amending existing laws and enacting new legislation to deliver speedy and efficient justice for the general public. Headed by a Chairman, who will be either a Chief Justice/High Court Justice, […]

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Scottish Law Commission begins work on uncovering the mental element in homicide

the Scottish Law Commission today published a work document on uncovering the mental element in homicide. The crimes of murder and culpable homicide are generally regarded as the most serious crimes in Scottish law, in terms of seriousness and impact on victims and their families. Both of these crimes are common law crimes whose principles […]

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Scottish Law Commission begins work on updating the mental element in homicide

Scottish Law Commission begins work on updating the mental element in homicide Posted May 27, 2021 Lady Paton The Scottish Law Commission today published a discussion paper on updating the mental element in homicide. The crimes of murder and culpable homicide are generally considered to be the most serious of all crimes in Scottish law, […]

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Law Society issues articling support guidelines following flurry of flexible work policies

Many law firms now let lawyers work out of the office 50% of the time The Law Society of England and Wales has issued new guidance on articling support in response to the increase in flexible working policies introduced by law firms. The Chancery Lane guidelines, released yesterday, aim to ensure that law firm staff, […]

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Reviving the Law Commission of Canada

The federal government believes it needs to rely more on evidence-based policy. Buried in Budget 2021 is a promise to revive the Law Commission of Canada, an independent body first created in 1971 to provide advice on law reform to the Canadian government. This commission was closed in 1992 as a cost saving measure under […]

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Shoosmiths response to the Autonomous Vehicle Law Commission consultation

The Law Commission recently released its third and final self-driving vehicle consultation paper. The document launched a consultation process with the aim of developing policy and seeking regulatory recommendations for the deployment of autonomous vehicles on UK roads. Previous consultation papers sought to bring together views on overall vehicle safety and the regulation of automated […]