Articles Archive

Below are all our previously published articles and news items - blog posts will be included here too.

There are also 2 wordpress blog sites which we previously used and for whom content is still available, although they are not currently being updated:

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Government’s legal aid cuts come in

Post date: 31st of October 2011

“Government’s legal aid cuts come in” Women’s Asylum News, May/June 2011 Carita Thomas and Camilla Graham Wood

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Young lawyers storm the Supreme Court

Post date: 31st of October 2011

“Young lawyers storm the Supreme Court” Solicitor’s Journal, June 2011 by Katie Brown and Carita Thomas

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The true cost of cuts to legal aid in immigration

Post date: 24th of October 2011

“The true cost of cuts to legal aid in immigration” In Touch (AVID), June 2011 by Caroline Wilson and Camilla Graham Wood

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Legal aid cuts are leaving migrants lost in a maze

Post date: 24th of October 2011

“Legal aid cuts are leaving migrants lost in a maze” Guardian Comment is Free, July 2011 by Steve Medley

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Introduction to Legal Aid

Post date: 21st of October 2011

We have prepared two summaries of and introductions to the public funding system in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for those interested in the history of legal aid.

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Legal Aid Bill - Last chance for MPs

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Legal Aid Bill - Last chance for MPs

Post date: 21st of October 2011

Justice for All have a quick and simple way for you to message your MP to encourage them to oppose the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill.

CLICK HERE to send an email to your MP.

It takes less than a minute so please forward the link to friends, family and colleagues.

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thejusticegap.com - new legal website launches

Post date: 10th of October 2011

Journalist Jon Robins had launched an excellent new legal website aimed at non-lawyers. The site aims to shine "a light on those parts of the justice system that don’t often see the light of day in the mainstream media".

http://thejusticegap.com/

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YLAL introduction to legal aid, 12th October 2011 and CHANGE TO TIME OF MONTHLY MEETING

Post date: 8th of October 2011

YLAL is putting on an informal "introduction to legal aid" at Doughty Street Chambers on 12th October 2011.

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More High Court Challenges to the legal aid cuts

Post date: 8th of October 2011

This week a further two legal challenges have been made to the forthcoming cuts to legal aid.

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