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Legal aid cuts put access to justice at risk, say lawyers – The Guardian

“Thousands of the most vulnerable people risk being denied emergency access to free advice from lawyers following major changes to the way legal aid is delivered, family law experts warn today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 17th august 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Call for ‘urgent action’ on children’s services – Law Society’s Gazette

“A group of 18 legal, medical and child care organisations has called for urgent action to reform the delivery of court services to children in family proceedings.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 5th August 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Legal aid clients left in limbo after payment changes – BBC News

“Hundreds of lawyers no longer advise vulnerable clients as changes in legal aid payments have forced many to abandon the work, the BBC has learned.”

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BBC News, 5th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Solicitor General: speech to the ALBA summer conference – Attorney General’s Office

“New Solicitor General Edward Garnier QC MP addresses the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association about the role of the Law Officers.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 17th July 2010

Soruce: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Refugee and Migrant Justice clients lose High Court bid – Law Society’s Gazette

“The High Court has rejected a bid to allow collapsed immigration advice charity Refugee and Migrant Justice to carry on representing its clients until their cases are transferred to other firms.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 7th July 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Funding crisis over legal aid threatens UK asylum chaos, ministers are warned – The Guardian

“The government has been warned of impending chaos in the asylum system if a body representing the rights of people fleeing persecution and violence is forced to close due to changes in the way legal aid is paid.”

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The Guardian, 30th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Garry Mann loses extradition court fight – BBC News

“An England fan has lost his latest fight to avoid being extradited to Portugal to serve a jail term for his involvement in a riot during Euro 2004.”

Full story

BBC News, 19th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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