26th November - Law News

2891st 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:  Leaked documents detail for the first time China's systematic brainwashing of hundreds of thousands of Muslims in a network of high-security prison camps. The Chinese government has consistently claimed the camps in the far western Xinjiang region offer voluntary education and training. But official documents, seen by BBC Panorama, show how inmates are locked up, indoctrinated and punished.

Saturday Conversations on Law

Focus of the Day Article: Jump in unrepresented defendants as legal aid cuts continue to bite. Up to 7.7% of those appearing at first crown court hearing last year had no lawyer, says QC. Full story: Guardian Law