21st August - Law News

2065th 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: An emotional Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has been given a standing ovation in Parliament for slamming One Nation leader Pauline Hanson's decision to wear a burka into the Senate.

Focus of the day story: No scrutiny as legal aid system declines. The chairman of the Justice Select Committee in the Commons, Bob Neill MP, is calling for urgent government action on shortfalls in the civil legal aid system. Full story - New Law Journal

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