8th October - Law News

2478th 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: Brett Kavanaugh has become the fifth conservative judge in America’s highest court, after being narrowly confirmed by senators and quickly sworn in amid protests in the aftermath of sexual assault allegations against him.

Focus of the Day Article:
The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) is consulting heads of chambers about potentially resuming direct action protests unless the government fulfils its promise of extra funds. In May, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) offered criminal barristers an extra £15m for publicly funded defence work in the Crown Court in return for the Bar suspending its boycott of reforms to the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme.
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