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Legal aid is a 'basic human right' not an 'economic benefit', says Jeremy Corbyn - Legal Cheek

Legal aid is a 'basic human right' not an 'economic benefit', says Jeremy Corbyn - Legal Cheek | Legal In General | Scoop.it
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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, January 8, 4:38 AM

Be afraid with Legal Aid all depends on who the lawyer is and who you are having legal problem with. Even who you are may play a part in it.  There is funding to help with certain groups of citizens and not others with the same problem, what is there for the non covered poor, disabled and or disadvantaged that are not of the select group to be helped? They often go without help and the Haves have legal attorneys the have boys none!

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Family Law Awards

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Jordan Publishing Limited is the UK's leading privately-owned law publisher. We have a strong market presence in family, company, charities, property and personal injury law.
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Domestic abuse victims unaware of legal aid - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Domestic abuse victims unaware of legal aid - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Legal In General | Scoop.it
A newly published survey has revealed that the majority of domestic abuse victims do not realise that they can qualify for legal aid.
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Unbundled services may or may not be available

Unbundled services may or may not be available | Legal In General | Scoop.it
So you are involved in contested family proceedings. You can’t afford to instruct a solicitor to represent you throughout the proceedings and legal aid is not, of course, available to you.
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Bar dominates Gove’s new advisory council

Bar dominates Gove’s new advisory council | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Law Society 'very disappointed' by composition of new thinktank chaired by Gary Bell QC, which it says is 'unrepresentative' and lacking 'day-to-day experience of routine criminal practice'.
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Sharia law review panel named by home secretary

Sharia law review panel named by home secretary | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Leading family solicitor to explore whether application of Islamic law is compatible with that of England and Wales.
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Criminal justice system near breaking point, MPs warn - BBC News

Criminal justice system near breaking point, MPs warn - BBC News | Legal In General | Scoop.it
The criminal justice system in England and Wales is failing victims and witnesses and is close to "breaking point", a committee of MPs warns.
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UK’s first out gay senior judge Sir Terence Etherton becomes master of the rolls

UK’s first out gay senior judge Sir Terence Etherton becomes master of the rolls | Legal In General | Scoop.it
The first out gay senior judge in the UK has been appointed the master of the rolls.
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Dispute over £4,000 repair bill racks up £300,000 in costs

Dispute over £4,000 repair bill racks up £300,000 in costs | Legal In General | Scoop.it
‘Disproportionate’ a ‘wholly inadequate’ adjective to describe costs incurred in dispute, judge says.
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Pop-up courts needed to help create more flexible justice system – report

Pop-up courts needed to help create more flexible justice system – report | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Legal thinktank Justice says facilities could be staffed by travelling judges and would make courts more affordable and accessible
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Online Court will include "limited" legal costs to aid unbundled advice, says Briggs - Legal Futures

Online Court will include "limited" legal costs to aid unbundled advice, says Briggs - Legal Futures | Legal In General | Scoop.it
LJ Briggs to allow some legal costs for online court, but still undecided if case officers will be legally qualified https://t.co/1L2LfoD7Sj
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Thousands of court cases adjourned due to failures in interpreting services

Thousands of court cases adjourned due to failures in interpreting services | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Ministry of Justice figures show that more than 2,600 court cases have been affected over five years, as Capita withdraws from bidding for contract
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13 ways you're breaking the law without even realising

13 ways you're breaking the law without even realising | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Various ways in which people may inadvertently break the laws of the UK while at home have been listed by lawyers.

In response to an increasing number of complaints about neighbourly activities – many of which are can be considered illegal -  Danielle Clements of Gorvins Solicitors has created a ‘Neighbours Charter’ to outline what inconspicuous acts can constitute offences. 
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Morning round-up: Wednesday 11 May

Morning round-up: Wednesday 11 May | Legal In General | Scoop.it
The morning’s top legal affairs news stories
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Family Lore: Shades of grey, secret family courts and more...

Family Lore: Shades of grey, secret family courts and more... | Legal In General | Scoop.it
New blog post: Shades of grey, secret family courts and more...: My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s… https://t.co/T8CdsLl79k #familylaw
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Law Commission commits to scrapping DoLS but will urge less wide alternative

The problems with the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) can be resolved only by their wholesale replacement and responsibility for establishing the case for a deprivation of liberty should be shifted onto commissioning bodies such as the NHS...
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Updated Guide on Reporting Restrictions in the Criminal Courts published

Updated Guide on Reporting Restrictions in the Criminal Courts published https://t.co/5jxXvC3TvS
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Britain's first openly gay judge becomes master of the rolls

Britain's first openly gay judge becomes master of the rolls | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Promotion makes him head of civil judiciary and second most senior judge in England and Wales
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LB Hounslow v M and F [2015] EWFC B214 (17 December 2015)

LB Hounslow v M and F [2015] EWFC B214 (17 December 2015) | Legal In General | Scoop.it
[EWFC OJ] LB Hounslow v M and F [2015] EWFC B214 (17 December 2015): https://t.co/3WjpJMD0Hz
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Law Society responds to Public Accounts Committee report on ‘failing’ criminal justice system - The Law Society

Law Society responds to Public Accounts Committee report on ‘failing’ criminal justice system
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Immigration barristers attack “poor standards” of solicitors - Legal Futures

Immigration barristers attack “poor standards” of solicitors - Legal Futures | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Immigration barristers attack “poor standards” of solicitors https://t.co/WQ2oEj2Tfa #Barrister #Immigration #Immigrationlaw #Legal
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Article 5 ECHR does not require time limits for detention pending deportation

J.N. v. the United Kingdom, Application no. 37289/12, 19 May 2016 – read judgment.
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Censorship or justified Concern?

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IR(Ben-Dor & Ors) v The University of Southampton [2016] EWHC 953 (Admin) (read judgment) Mrs Justice Whipple dismissed one claim for judicial review, and refused permission to bring a further claim, in respect of decisions made by Southampton...
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BPTC satisfaction survey results: student happiness surprisingly unrelated to chances of pupillage success

BPTC satisfaction survey results: student happiness surprisingly unrelated to chances of pupillage success | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Bar course experience better in the regions -- even if life afterwards often isn't
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MoJ rules out review of legal aid repayment interest

MoJ rules out review of legal aid repayment interest | Legal In General | Scoop.it
Repayment scheme is designed to deter vexatious or unnecessary legal action.
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