7th June - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) selected candidates for the specific purpose of increasing diversity in 14 recommendations for the bench, according to the commission’s latest statistics bulletin. The figures also confirm that solicitors are still struggling to achieve judicial rank, with the proportion among recommended candidates falling. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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Today's video story: It's now exactly 200 years since the British Museum purchased the so-called Elgin marbles.The sculptures had been taken from the Acropolis in Athens by the British ambassador The Earl of Elgin - before the Greek state was even founded.