7th December - Law News

1808th 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: During the US election campaign, Fox News presenter Megyn Kelly challenged now president-elect Donald Trump on his statements about women. That made her a target for his supporters and the subject of attacks from Mr Trump himself. She sat down with the BBC's Katty Kay to discuss the last year, and how her own gender may have fuelled the Trump backlash.

Focus of the Day story: The Legal Services Board (LSB) is to reduce its cost to the profession to the lowest level since the oversight regulator was established in 2009. Its draft business plan for 2017/18, published yesterday for consultation, anticipated a £150,000 reduction on the current year’s budget to £3.85m. The figure has fallen steadily from the £4.93m levied on the profession in each of its first two years. Full story - Legal Futures

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