5th April - Law News

2292nd 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: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's death, nine students from his former school in Atlanta, Booker T Washington high school, were asked to recite 'I Have A Dream'.

Focus of the Day story: The depth of despondency among criminal law barristers has been revealed in a survey as direct action by the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) began on Easter Day. A survey of over 4,000 barristers carried out last year by the Bar Council but only published last week found that over a third of criminal barristers were dissatisfied with their careers and considering alternatives or planning to leave. Full story: Legal Futures

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