3rd April - Law News

2290th 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 Focus: South African anti-aparteid activist and politician Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died at the age of 81. She was married  to Nelson Mandela throughout his years in prison. A controversial figure, she is seen as a feminist icon amongt many.

Focus of the Day story: The latest Family Court statistics reveal ‘significant pressure’ on the courts, with a record number of private law case disposals where neither party had legal representation, a leading family law solicitor has warned. According to the Family Court quarterly statistics for October to December 2017, 37% of disposals in private law cases involved unrepresented parties on both sides, the highest on record. Full story: New Law Journal

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