7th February - Law News

2599th 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: Syrian refugee George Najarian has been in Australia for two years. So what does he think is the most valuable thing for a refugee?

Focus of the Day story:
The Ministry of Justice has spent more than half its allocated budget for court modernisation, the department confirmed today. An update provided for the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee stated that by the end of 2018/19 the government will have spent £546m, achieving with benefits so far worth £158m. The entire programme is expected to cost around £1bn, but the committee stated its concern last year that elements of it still required backing from the Treasury.

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