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Legal aid news - 4 March 2015

Legal aid news - 4 March 2015

 

Civil legal aid cuts - not fit for purpose?

APG on legal aid: LASPO

APG on legal aid - Wednesday 18 March 5-6pm

 

Be part of the action

On Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd February you can be part of legal aid campaigning on a national scale.

 

What's happening?

APPG on legal aid on 13 Jan

All Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid: breakfast meeting on 13 January 2015
 
Write up by YLAL member Phil Armitage

YLAL is 10 event & survey

YLAL is 10 years old in 2015

This year will be our 10th birthday and we would like to mark the occasion with your help.

Anniversary event

We are holding an event in central London to mark 10 years of YLAL.

PAC report on civil legal aid

 

The Public Accounts Committee has released a damning indictment of the Government’s cuts to civil legal aid.

 

Not the Global Law Summit

 

This year it is the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The Government is organising an event to mark this occasion called the "Global Law Summit" which will draw attention to the British justice system for an international audience.

Labour plans for legal aid

On 30 January the Labour party announced three steps it would take on criminal legal aid if elected to govern this May. Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan said Labour would:

How competent are you?

New entrants to the law might soon be measured in a different way to see if they are up to the job of being a solicitor. 

Legal aid news - 12 Jan 2015

· A further challenge to the government’s criminal legal aid reforms has been brought by the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association (LCCSA) and the Criminal Law Solicitors Association (CLSA). As reported by the Law Society Gazette, the hearing will take place in the Administrative Court on 15 and 16 January. A separate challenge has also been initiated by the Law Society.

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