28th June - Law News

2011th 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: Nicola Sturgeon has said she is to "reset" her plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence. The first minister had called for an independence referendum to be held in the autumn of next year or the spring of 2019. But she has been considering her options since the SNP lost 21 seats in the election earlier this month. Ms Sturgeon told Holyrood she not "immediately" seek to introduce legislation for a referendum.

Focus of the day story:  Legal aid cuts have left residents no way to challenge sub-standard housing. The Grenfell Tower action group had no access to legal aid. Residents at risk in their homes want straightforward, enforceable legal remedies to keep them safe. Full story: Guardian Law

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