14th June - Law News

2363rd 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: Independent Senator Fraser Anning has frequently used Twitter to campaign against those migrants and asylum seekers he claims come to Australia "for a life of permanent handouts", claiming 56% of Australia's working-age Muslims are not in the labour force. But is Senator Anning correct?

Focus of the Day Story: Criminal barristers have voted by a narrow margin to accept the government’s offer of £15m in justice investment, which will end their boycott of new legal aid work. A total of 3,038 barristers voted on the proposals with 1,566 (51.5%) voting to accept the proposal and 1,472 voting against (48.45%). Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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