Is justice but a construct
Or a perspective?
A ruling maybe in the face of naivety
Or the foundation stone of truth?
Is it built on the footings of wealth… 50 more words
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In Franz Kafka’s parable Before the Law, a poor man from the country seeks access to the law. To do so, he must gain entry from a gatekeeper. 586 more words
The two cases considered here say as much about the obscurity – even the injustice of that obscurity – of legal aid provision, as they do about grant of legal aid for committal applications in civil (including family) proceedings. 661 more words
Public funding of advocate to the court: not permitted in children proceedings:
In Re K & H (Children) EWCA Civ 543 (http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2015/543.html) the Court of Appeal comprehensively allowed the Lord Chancellor’s appeal from Judge Bellamy’s attempt to provide limited funding to assist the court in cross-examination of a 17 year old alleged victim (Yvonne) of an applicant father’s alleged abuse. 2,414 more words