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Abuse by cross-examination in family courts

Law reform, Women’s Aid and a Parliamentary domestic violence group

The All-Party Parliamentary Group report on domestic violence, Domestic Abuse, Child Contact and the Family Courts All-Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic Violence… 2,324 more words

Professor Ed Cape and Dr Tom Smith get chapter published in Access to Justice and Legal Aid book

Professor Ed Cape and Dr Tom Smith have had a chapter published in the book: Flynn & Hodgson, ‘Access to Justice and Legal Aid: Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Need’ (Hart, 2017). 502 more words

Bristol Law School

Legal Aid HackathonShows the Coming Change in Access to Justice Culture is Enormous

I love it.

Before the TIG conference, there was a legal aid Hackathon.  Here is the presentation that summarized it.  Astonishing.

This slide is my own favorite, and self-explanatory. 301 more words


Pots, Pages and Pay

I have now read the entire consultation on fees. I have cogitated and calculated. I have some views to express (which is a good job or else the starting of a blog would have been a pretty pointless exercise). 1,055 more words


Algorithms and Checklists May Help Deal With Implicit Bias

While I am an advocate of algorithm driven processes in law, I still have a slightly queasy feeling about the whole idea.  It comes from the fear that outcomes are not going to be “far,” but are going to be driven by limited and over-detirminative factors. 706 more words

Systematic Change

I purchased a house from someone who is a fraudster and is not the true seller after all. What do I do?

You buy a property. You use solicitors or licensed conveyancers for the intended purchase.

The seller of the property also has solicitors or licensed conveyancers for the intended sale. 1,448 more words

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