8th December - Law News

1809th 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: 'FGM happened to me in white, midwest America'. Renee Bergstrom says a Christian doctor removed her clitoris when she was three years old as a ‘cure’ for masturbation.

Focus of the Day story: The government has hinted it may be prepared to bring forward the long-called-for review of legal aid reforms. The Ministry of Justice is required to look at the operation of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act within three to five years of implementation. That gives ministers until April 2018 to carry it out. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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