11th February - Law News

2603rd 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: The Venezuela crisis is causing concern in other troubled nations facing difficult elections. Nigeria goes to the polls next Saturday, and an ally of the president there has threatened opponents of the current government with deadly consequences if they try anything similar.

Focus of the Day story:
Lawyers’ groups have given a mixed reaction to the long-awaited Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) post-implementation review of the LASPO legal aid cuts. Part 1 of LASPO (the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012) removed legal aid coverage for hundreds of thousands of people across large areas of civil and family law in April 2013.
 Full story: New Law Journal

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