25th February - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Is knowledge power? In a legal context, the answer is yes. The monopoly over legal knowledge and know how is still the preserve of the legal elite, the future of law no longer however allows for the same. Information, both transparent and simple, is crucial. Does it suit lawyers that legalese is unnecessarily complicated? Do we enjoy the obscurity it engenders? In light of legal aid cuts do we not owe it to the public to cut out the legalese and promote access to justice?  Full story - The HuffPost

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