30th July - Law News

3138th 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:  Three police officers caught on video bashing a man during a welfare check in 2017 have escaped conviction, instead facing fines for the attack on the man at his home in Preston. Officers John Edney, 30, Florian Hilgart, 42, and Brad McLeod, 35, were found guilty of assault last week and have each agreed to a good behaviour bond for 12 months.

Focus of the Day Article:  'We are the A&E of law': the first UK law centre for poor people turns 50. Austerity cuts to legal aid may have restricted North Kensington’s resources, but they haven’t crushed its spirit. Full story - Guardian Law

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