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The Legal Aid Review in England and Wales: Four Starters

The legal aid cuts implemented by the Coalition Government in 2012 through the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASP)) were severe. Their prime aim was intended to ‘make significant savings to the cost of the scheme’.  And they did – reducing expenditure by about a third. Now the Ministry of Justice … Continue reading The Legal Aid Review in England and Wales: Four Starters

Something for the English and Welsh

The Legal Aid Lawyers of the Year awards (LALYs) are seeking nominations for itheir ‘Access to Justice through IT’ award. This was first introduced three years ago and is sponsored by the Legal Education Foundation. This award is aimed at individuals or organisations who are using technology to increase access to justice for people of … Continue reading Something for the English and Welsh