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Why Access to Justice Matters

If you took a poll of people on the street and asked them if access to justice was important, the overwhelming majority would probably say yes. 1,356 more words



Over and over again and ranging from the absurd to ridiculous and through all levels all the way up to downright evil and in need of both capital punishment as well as castration. 2,009 more words

Exceptional legal aid funding should not be limited to extreme cases - Court of Appeal

R (on the application of) Gudanaviciene and others v The Director of Legal Aid Casework and others  EWCA Civ 1622 – read judgment

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Lord Chancellor’s Guidance on exceptional funding in civil legal aid is incompatible with the right of access to justice under… 1,739 more words

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Legal assistance in commercial law issues in Latvia

Legal aid and assistance in Latvian commercial matters

Law Office Rasa & Ešenvalds lawyers provide legal assistance in matters of commercial law issues, whiose are related with a successful and growing business, as well as a balanced fiscal policy and… 181 more words

That Was The Year That Was

This is the time of year for nostalgia. Channel Four will show top 100 hundred countdowns of all sorts of nonsense as presented by Jonathan Ross with Gail Porter giving us her views. 527 more words


Gray Mountain - Has Grisham Improved or Is He Getting Stale?

Recently, I read John Grisham’s latest novel “Gray Mountain.” I’ve read most of Grisham’s prior work and, in my opinion, his writing has improved considerably from the early days of “Time to Kill” and “The Firm.” I’ve also read reviews of others who have finished “Gray Mountain.” The consensus seems to be that this was a terrible novel, not worthy of Grisham’s considerable talents. 773 more words



Buttressing the right to a fair trial

Equality of arms is intended to be a buttress of the right to a fair trial (European Convention 1950 Art 6). 2,877 more words