18th October - Law News

1757th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Shortly after the invention of photography, an Italian started the first photography studio in Albania. Now an exhibition of the photographs taken by three generations of photographers has opened in Foam, a museum of photography in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Kim Knoppers is the curator of 'Dynasty Marubi - A hundred years of Albanian studio photography'. She talks about how the photographs bear witness to the country's rich cultural and political history.

Focus of the Day story: Amnesty delivers verdict on LASPO. Report criticises “inherent and systematic failings” of exceptional case funding scheme. The justice system is “increasingly closed to the poorest, most vulnerable and most in need of its protection”, according to a devastating Amnesty International report into the impact of legal aid cuts. Full story - New Law Journal

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