12th December - Law News

2178th 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: Christmas in a permanent home is only a dream for 128,000 children who are living in temporary accommodation. That’s according to new research from the housing charity Shelter. Struggling to create a normal life in unsuitable surroundings including an industrial estate, some families have been making video diaries about how they are forced to live.

Focus of the day story: The Supreme Court is to review what needs to be proved when a solicitor is sued for failing to advise a client of a potential claim, in the latest of a raft of cases involving Raleys, the controversial but now defunct Barnsley law firm that acted for thousands on miners. Full story - Legal Futures

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