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Acquitted defendants costs regime not incompatible with ECHR

R (o.t.a Henderson) v. Secretary of State for Justice, Divisional Court, 27 January 2015 – judgment  here

The Court (Burnett LJ giving the sole judgment) has ruled on whether the s… 1,385 more words

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Legal Aid Reforms & Domestic Abuse

I wrote the following a year ago (7th Jan 2014), for People.com.

16 years ago, I extricated myself from an abusive relationship, with the father of my son, after having endured horrendous physical, emotional & sexual abuse, all while pregnant. 679 more words



A hundred days till the election

With a hundred days to go to an election, my top ten list for law reform (mostly family) would be as follows: 663 more words

Free legal aid sessions offered at Berri-UQÀM

The Juripop legal aid clinic will be offering free consultation sessions for the next five Mondays at Berri-UQÀM Métro station.

Lawyers and notaries will be available for 15-minute meetings to answer any legal questions, such as issues over tenant rights, pensions and immigration. 147 more words

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