Could Lawyers become extinct? Back to the Future Predictions

The future is now. October 21st, 2015, the date Dr Emmet Brown and Marty McFly travel to in the future has arrived, and whilst there are some similarities, there are also some glaring differences. One of the lesser discussed but nevertheless interesting predictions surrounds the day after official Back to the Future Day, and what happens to the justice system in 2015 in the Back to the Future || movie - lawyers have become extinct.

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False reviews? Amazon Sues

Amazon filed legal papers last week against more than 1000 people who have allegedly posted "false, misleading and inauthentic" reviews of amazon products online. The action is at this stage targeting people who use fiverr.com, a labour marketplace where people offer to write reviews in exchange for cash. Normally, these people are paid to write and post negative reviews to boost sales of competing products, or to write positive reviews to boost product sales.

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Can I take my Children on Holiday During Term-Time?

A recent case has made the prospect of cheaper or more convenient summer holidays seem brighter. A father who had been taken to court after removing his daughter from school during term-time to go to Walt Disney World has won the fight against his fines.

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Woman Sues 12 year-old Nephew for Breaking Her Wrist - Will he be held liable?

A Manhattan woman is seeking to sue her nephew for breaking her wrist after he jumped into her arms to give her a hug - she claims he acted unreasonably in doing so.

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Is Your “Orkney Crab” from Orkney? - Farmers Look to Protect the Title Under the Law

The famous "Orkney Crab" has now been put forward to be named as a protected food. Scottish Rural Affairs Secretary, Richard Lochhead announced the application by the Orkney Fishermen's Society as part of his speech at the 2015 Scottish Inshore Fisheries Conference in Inverness. Mr Lochhead said:

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