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Justice Sponsored To Walk?

Last Monday I was fortunate enough to be told about volunteering for legal aid. My first instinct was ” I want to help” and the second was “How do I help??”. 384 more words

How can there be an 'Equality of Arms' when the DWP spends £22 million on legal representation and claimants nothing?

When legal aid for welfare benefits cases was withdrawn, part of the justification was that expertise was not needed for such matters.

It strikes me, therefore, that it is more than ironic that the… 209 more words

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Casino Justice

Justice blind, injustice deaf
Dealer, executioner.
On her scales prance kings and queens
Housed in palaces of chance.

Cards as dealt determine death
Free to work – child labourer. 96 more words

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Hillsborough crusader Margaret Aspinall: If police can cover up 96 deaths what can they do to individuals?

Margaret Aspinall had waited more than 18 years to stand up in parliament and tell MPs they were wrong.

It was almost two decades ago that then Home Secretary Jack Straw, after promising a fresh inquiry into the… 524 more words

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Margaret Aspinall speaks for all of us and she is right something needs to be done. In many public organisations and some private there is too much secrecy and closing of ranks, so transparency as to be achieved, as secrecy can and does breed coruption. I do hope the politicians do both listen to Margaret and then act accordingly.

Dealing with complex situations: a local case study

Nathan is 40, and lives near Fleet.  For the purposes of this case study, we have changed his name, but the remainder of the facts remain true.   459 more words

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