3rd July - Law News

2744th 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: It's tough enough for children with special educational needs, let alone getting the help they need from the school system. We're investigating the issue all this week and how getting the right support can be a long battle. Without the right provisions, many children simply begin refusing to go to school. Across England, three quarters of a million pupils were persistently absent in the last term of 2018. Parents can face prosecution or fines if their children continually fail to meet attendance targets, and last year more than 27,000 parents were taken to court in England and Wales, leaving many feeling they're being punished rather than getting the help they so desperately need.

Focus of the Day Article:
Technology allowing litigants to run a civil money claim online from beginning to end should be in place to pilot by this time next year, with nearly 70,000 having already used the more limited version available now, the Master of the Rolls has revealed.
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