The Law Business: 3rd to 9th June

Welcome to the year's 22th edition of the weekly 'Law Business' column brought to you by the SundayLawReview team. 

The purpose of this column is to take a serious look at what happened in the business of law within UK as reported by online legal publications throughout last week.

TheLawMap interview with Scottish Criminal Lawyer Paul Mullen on some of the changes sweeping through the Scottish Justice system and his personal experience of the Glasgow Sheriff Court.    

The most interesting articles on developments, compliance, business of law within UK or as well as international developments of interest to UK law firms and legal practioners: 

Interesting articles on the study of law, legal training, pupillage, associates, legal academia & law students: 

Articles of the week:

The UK and international articles of the week are pieces selected by @TheLawMap tweeting team based on recommendations from friends and followers of daily law news blog.


  • Why does France insist school pupils master philosophy? Because, in examining the world lies salvation | Hugh Schofield - BBC News Magazine 
  • Women's rights are human rights - now more than ever | Gunilla Carlsson & Babatunde Osotimehin
    - Al Jazeera 
  • The mystery of David Jacobs, the Liberace lawyer | Mick Brown - The Telegraph 
  • Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams speaks out on Islam and Sharia Law | Jennie Baker - Cambridge News 
  • UK withdrawal from European human rights convention would be 'total disaster' | Joshua Rozenberg - The Guardian
  • Islam and human rights: Beyond the zero-sum game | Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im - ABC Religion & Ethics  

Lawyers, Law Firms, Chambers & ABS in the news this week: 

Friday 7th June
Thursday 6th June
Wednesday 5th June
Tuesday 4th June

Monday 3rd June


We would like to thank all the publications cited in this week's column. Please notify via @TheLawMap Twitter handle of any errors or omissions.


TheLawMap Publications at a glance: - Daily Law News Archive - Weekly Law Business News Blog
Saturday Law Interview - Weekly interview with a legal mind on Law, Life & Society
Wig - Daily Newspaper Focusing on Law & Society
MetaLawIndex - Informal Blog chronicling life behind the scene at LawNewsIndex & Twitter