10th July - Law News

2023rd 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: Matt and Chelsea Bond are living the Australian Dream, a house in the suburbs, kids at great schools, but that doesn’t mean racism hasn’t impacted their lives.

Focus of the day story: The Law Society has published a devastating critique of LASPO (Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012), which slashed civil and family legal aid. In a report published last week, ‘Access denied? LASPO four years on’, the Law Society concludes that the legislation, which came into force in April 2013, has denied access to justice to society’s most vulnerable, hit the public purse and damaged the foundation of the justice system. Full story: New Law Journal

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