28th April - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY:  Online dispute resolution (ODR) could be the only way of ensuring access to justice in moderate-sized claims in future – but the Bar Council is trying to find an alternative that retains hearings, according to the president of the Supreme Court. Lord Neuberger noted the work being done on ODR by Lord Justice Briggs and the Civil Justice Council working party headed by Professor Richard Susskind, and said that ultimately, an eBay-style system might be the only solution. Full story - Legal Futures

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Today's video story: Turkey’s demand to remove a photo of a boy from an exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland, has been rejected. The photo claims that then-PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan was directly involved in the death of a child amidst anti-government protests in 2013.