28th June - Law News

2739th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: When Pamela Lawrence was brutally murdered in her Perth shop in 1994, police focused their investigation around one suspect, Andrew Mallard. He quickly became the victim of a miscarriage of justice, spending 12 years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. Mallard’s family fought successfully to release him, enlisting then WA Shadow Attorney-General John Quigley and journalist Colleen Egan who uncovered a trail of deception and police misconduct.

Focus of the Day Article:
Three out of four top 100 big law firm websites mention alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) but the billable hour likely to remain in place pricing experts say, according to Bloomberg Law analysis.
Full story - The Global Legal Post

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