30th October - Law News

2135th 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: Kenyan police clashed with protesters in opposition strongholds as the nation voted for a new president , leaving one person dead and more injured.

Focus of the day story: Lord Bach’s proposed Justice Commission’ is a ‘quango’ that ‘this country does not need’ and his proposed Right to Justice Act is a ‘silly idea’, solicitor and NLJ columnist David Burrows writes. Lord Bach’s 50-page Right to Justice report was published to favourable reviews last month. Its headline recommendation was to create a ‘right to justice’ for individuals to receive reasonable legal assistance at a price they can afford. Full story - New Law Journal

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