6th February - Law News

2598th 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: For years, critics of the government's counter-terrorism strategy, the Prevent programme, have claimed it stigmatises the Muslim community. But last year, the number of people referred to Prevent over concerns about far-right extremism rose by more than a third. This programme has been given exclusive access to the first Prevent group aimed at a group of mothers from predominantly white areas of Bradford. Channel 4 News has been speaking to them about why an increasing number of young, white people are vulnerable to radicalisation.

Focus of the Day story:
Solicitors at smaller firms believe that clients’ focus on price is compromising their work and even their ability to uphold the law, a survey has suggested. LexisNexis’s latest Bellwether research said the profession has a “perplexing blindspot” when it came to understanding the important of price for clients that indicated a wider “disconnect” between solicitors and clients.
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