23rd May - Law News

2341st 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: How Do You Win an Election in Venezuela? Subsidized eggs and frozen chickens may help to explain why President Nicolás Maduro stayed in power. Our correspondents followed his supporters as they enticed undernourished citizens to vote for Mr. Maduro in exchange for food.

Focus of the Day story:  The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has hit back angrily at yesterday’s justice select committee report criticising the government’s plan to raise the small claims limit, saying that it “read like a shopping list of asks from the claimant lawyers”. Claimant lawyers, by contrast, have called on the Ministry of Justice to adopt the committee’s recommendations. Full story - Legal Futures

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