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Rights of Women Charity loses Challenge to Civil Legal Aid Legislation for Domestic Violence Victims

by Muna Saleem February 18, 2015 Domestic Violence

Whilst many regulatory and legal semantics have little impact on the population, a recent legal case may be of interest to the everyday civilian. On the 22 nd January, The Public Law Project, on behalf of Rights for Women, a legal advocacy group, attempted to remove specific pieces of legislation that were brought in to regulate […]

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UK legal aid cuts result in unequal access to justice

by billysexton July 20, 2013 Legal Aid
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Solicitors across the UK are expressing concerns surrounding legal aid cuts, which have been introduced by justice secretary, Chris Grayling. Grayling’s original measures included reducing the number of firms that provide legal aid from 1600 to 400 and not allowing defendants to choose their lawyer. The latter measure in particular received widespread criticism, despite the […]

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