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CLOCK Evidence for Lord Bach's Access to Justice Commission

19/05/2017

Labour Manifesto promises to consider reinstatement of legal aid.

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15/05/2017

UKIERI- Research Innovations in Social and Legal Methodologies, CLOCK

12/04/2017

The evidence is clear: LASPO isn’t working

08/03/2017

As we await the government’s formal review of the 2012 act, everyone from the TUC to the NAO to Liberty agrees it has had a devastating impact, says Richard Miller

Delayed MoJ survey finds vulnerable ‘face multiple legal problems’

07/03/2017

Vulnerable people - those living with a disability, as lone parents or on less than £15,000 a year - are more likely to experience multiple legal problems than others, according to a major government study slipped into the public domain a year late. The findings, published on Friday afternoon, point to a crisis in access to justice following legal aid reforms.

UK judges change court rules on child contact for violent fathers

23/01/2017

Senior judges are taking steps to end the presumption that a father must have contact with a child where there is evidence of domestic abuse that would put the child or mother at risk.

At last: MoJ announces timetable for LASPO review

20/01/2017

The government has set the ball rolling on the long-awaited review of its controversial legal aid reforms, the Ministry of Justice has announced.

Government plans 'threaten children's legal rights built up over decades'

10/01/2017

Magistrates’ Association warns children and social work bill could make court orders protecting vulnerable children ‘unenforceable’

Munby: vulnerable witnesses reform ‘matter of priority’

03/01/2017

The head of the Family Division has called for a bar on victims of domestic violence being cross-examined by the alleged perpetrators in court, criticising ministers’ ‘slow response’ to the pressing need for reform.

Legal aid news - November 2016

01/12/2016

Welcome to our update of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from November 2016, featuring the interim report by Labour's Bach Commission on Access to Justice, a welcome U-turn by the government on immigration and asylum tribunal fees and much more...