courts should not ‘impose legal liability to every unfortunate phrase’.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/judge-warns-of-hypersensitivity-in-lawyers-harassment-claim/5109446.article
Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?
— Read on www.bmj.com/content/370/bmj.m3223
Footage showed Marcus Coutain asking an officer to “get off my neck” during his arrest in July 2020.
— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-58017384
The UK government will require people working in care homes in England to have been vaccinated against Covid-19, subject to limited exemptions.
— Read on www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/analysis/mandatory-covid19-vaccinations-health-sector-position-across-europe
Reports of virus outbreaks in buildings and solicitors exposed to clients with symptoms.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/court-covid-safety-confusion-continues/5107235.article
Introducing the New UK GDPR Handbook
In Begum v Maran (UK) Ltd 
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/legal-updates/duty-of-care-for-the-acts-of-third-parties/5108726.article
Khan v Meadows (Rev1)  UKSC 21 (18 June 2021)
— Read on www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKSC/2021/21.html
— Read on www.supremecourt.uk/press-summary/uksc-2019-0011.html
What has the pandemic done to medical negligence and prospects for reform? Melanie Newman reports.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/features/battle-fatigue/5109347.article
Toka advertised itself as “a one-stop hacking shop for governments that require extra capability to fight terrorists and other threats to national security in the digital domain.”
— Read on www.mintpressnews.com/meet-toka-the-most-dangerous-israeli-spyware-firm-youve-never-heard-of/278020/
Under a consultation run by Priti Patel’s Home Office, reporters who handle leaked documents would not have a defence if charged under new laws clamping down on foreign agents.
— Read on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9806517/Journalists-face-14-years-prison-embarrassing-Government-proposed-law-change.html
Exclusive: officers in England no longer have to verify whether new arrivals have received a negative Covid test
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/20/border-officials-told-not-to-make-covid-checks-on-green-and-amber-list-arrivals
Israeli PM: Ben & Jerry’s sales ban will have ‘serious consequences’
— Read on www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/20/israel-pm-aggressive-action-ben-jerrys-ban-ice-cream-naftali-bennett-occupied-territories-unilever
In allowing mass infection, Boris Johnson’s government is pursuing a strategy that will lead to avoidable deaths and long term illness,
— Read on blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2021/07/15/governments-plan-recklessly-exposes-millions-in-the-uk-to-infection-when-they-could-be-vaccinated/
know of no episode in history where a government has willingly aided and abetted the spread of a dangerous infectious disease among its own population
— Read on www.newstatesman.com/politics/2021/07/why-uk-s-new-covid-19-strategy-uniquely-dangerous
Judicial Review and Courts Bill will be introduced to parliament this week.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/judges-starting-to-show-restraint-on-jrs-says-lord-chancellor/5109278.article
(Listen to last week’s all the citizens webinar)
PM and Sunak not isolating despite being ‘pinged’ after Javid’s positive COVID test
— Read on news.sky.com/story/pm-and-sunak-not-isolating-despite-being-pinged-after-javids-positive-covid-test-12358198
SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 Delta variant emergence, replication and immune evasion
— Read on www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.05.08.443253v4
Special measures will be kept in custody suites and face masks will be required in communal parts of court buildings.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/were-being-careful-hmcts-reassures-court-users-ahead-of-freedom-day/5109244.article
High Court grants damages and ancillary relief after claims for libel, harassment and data protection breach.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/unknown-blogger-liable-for-70000-over-metoo-posts/5109249.article
Allowing mass infections now is a terrible idea, even with so many vaccinated, says Christina Pagel, director of UCL’s Clinical Operational Research Unit
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jul/13/covid-numbers-england-freedom-day-dont-add-up-strain-nhs
CJC report ‘opens the door to a significant shift’, says Sir Geoffrey Vos.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/master-of-the-rolls-gives-green-light-to-mandatory-adr/5109184.article
Judge critical of international firm which has billed £345,000 since October.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/tardy-defendant-allowed-to-fight-101m-case-by-skin-of-his-teeth/5109192.article
It is not uncommon in clinical negligence cases for clients to seek legal advice a number of years after the potential negligence has occurred. This can be for a combination of reasons. For example, clients may have had no reason to suspect any negligence until some time later and the impact of the negligence and/or injury may only have become apparent much later on.
— Read on www.penningtonslaw.com/news-publications/latest-news/2021/azam-v-university-hospital-birmingham-nhs-foundation-trust-a-defendant-must-produce-evidence-of-likely-prejudice-to-successfully-oppose-an-application-for-section-33-discretion-to-bring-a-claim-out-of-time#:~:text=The%20recent%20case%20of%20Azam%20v%20University%20Hospital,obligation%20to%20evidence%20likely%20prejudice%20on%20the%20defendant.
Lump sum awards for future loss of earnings
In Irani -v- Duchon  EWCA Civ 1846
— Read on www.hilldickinson.com/insights/articles/lump-sum-awards-future-loss-earnings
Introducing new claims after the expiry of limitation: the facts have got to be ‘in issue
— Read on www.hilldickinson.com/insights/articles/introducing-new-claims-after-expiry-limitation-facts-have-got-be-‘-issue’
Norway to pay compensation for AstraZeneca side effects
— Read on www.rt.com/news/528174-norway-astrazeneca-vaccine-compensations/
GOV.UK Coronavirus dashboard
— Read on coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map/cases