2nd August - Law News

2774th 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: We recently brought you a story about a contentious government scheme for recovering debts from people on welfare. Since then, 7.30 has been inundated with stories from other people who've been shocked to receive robodebts. Now we bring you the stories of two men with disabilities - including one who died last year - and their families who are demanding answers about the debts that Centrelink says they owe. Plus Laura Tingle interviews Minister for Government Services Stuart Robert about robodebts.

Focus of the Day Article:
Minority groups and women underrepresented on US state supreme courts, as report suggests judicial elections lack of diversity threatens legitimacy.
Full story - The Global Legal Post

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