26th August - Law News

1705th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Lawyers, Law, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Human Rights & Social Justice.

Today's video story: Rio 2016 is over and much is made of the legacy that the Games leave, but who will actually benefit?

Focus of the day: Latest figures for the number of A-level students embarking on law degrees suggest the supply of law graduates will continue to exceed the profession’s demand – despite undergraduate vacancies remaining at nearly 30 universities. According to figures reported by admissions service Ucas, 22,890 applicants have been placed in the subject group of M (law) this year, compared with 19,480 four years ago. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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