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Why Shouldn’t “Lunatics” Run the “Asylum”?: Re A (Application for DNA Testing) and Attitudes to Children in Proceedings

Dr Aoife Daly

Staff at the European Children’s Rights Unit (University of Liverpool) and elsewhere are involved in Children’s Rights Judgments – a project to progress the use of a children’s rights approach in judgment writing. 1,162 more words


Important Things To Consider While Looking For Litigation Financing

The importance of funding a claim cannot even proceed to emphasize as happened in the past, discussed fact is one of the most ordinarily applied in the legal system and that the only stress how important it is. 414 more words

A Paying Customer

A letter written sometime in the nearish future.

Dear Lord Chancerlor,

recently I did a bad thing and had to go to court to tell the jury why I was not guilty. 680 more words


BBC Panorama on legal aid cuts

This evening’s Panorama reported on the cuts to civil legal aid, focussing on private family law. It included interviews with the Lord Chancellor who introduced LASPO, Ken Clarke, as well as retired judges, lawyers and litigants affected by the cuts. 22 more words


Grayling's legacy, naked rambling and the benefits cap: It's the Round-up!

Laura Profumo brings us up to speed with the latest human rights happenings.

In the News

“It seems hard to believe that Grayling will remain Lord Chancellor for long”. 881 more words

In The News

The UK legal aid crisis (London, part 1)

Two related issues were brought into bright, precise focus during my week-and-a-half long stay in London: the importance of timing, and of resources. Neither lies at the heart of this project on strategic casework. 670 more words

The Trial Tax

Parliament has dissolved and most lawyers are grateful to see the back of this administration. We all live in fear of what faces us come 8th May. 1,360 more words