27th November - Law News

2528th 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: Footage appearing to show a Russian ship crashing into Ukrainian tug has been posted on social media by the Ukrainian Interior Minister. Arsen Avakov claims it was filmed from a Russian ship. There have been growing tensions between the two countries over access to the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov off the Crimean peninsula - annexed by Russia in 2014.

Focus of the Day Article:
Legal aid cuts are 'huge threat' to access to justice in UK. Bar Council chair says rule of law is at risk because of political folly and expediency.
Full story - Guardian Law

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