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This is My Decision

So the CBA have announced their ballot. If you are eligible to vote I urge you to do so as soon as possible. The vote is available… 630 more words

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Keep Off the Grass

In the robing room at Bolton Crown Court there is a sign that announces the prohibition of smoking. Transgressors will be reported to the “senior judiciary”, or so it tells us. 627 more words

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Reinstate Legal Aid

Reinstate legal aid, civil as well as criminal, at a sensible comprehensive level.  The rationale used to be that people should not be prejudiced merely by lack of funds!!! 22 more words

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Gove-anomics 

Following the roaring success of Michael Gove’s “two nation justice system speech” to the Legatum Institute he has been asked to cast his eye over other areas of public life. 760 more words

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The Future

i usually try to start with something funny or lighthearted. I may not always succeed, but at least I try. Not this time though. This time things are just too damn serious. 1,286 more words

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What I go to court for

I am not a habitually angry person. Those who know me professionally would, I hope, attest to my happy-go-lucky demeanour and brimming joie de vivre. By way of example, I considered illustrating this blogpost with a jovial (and nostalgic) nod to Busted’s… 1,103 more words

Reasons for Thirty Eight Percent Reduction in US Heart Attack Deaths in Ten Years Have Obvious and Detailed Implications for Access to Justice Reform

It’s an amazing statistic: in just ten years, the US heart attack rate has been reduced by 38%, as reported in a wonderful and hightly suggestive article in… 909 more words

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