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Ministry of Justice Receives Significant Set Backs

Over the past three weeks the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has received two significant setbacks to its austerity based decision to cut legal aid. The first setback was a poll, released on 30th July, revealing that public opinion had hardened against the cutbacks. The results of the poll were released on the 65th anniversary of […]

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Appeal granted for prison law legal aid

We’re pleased to hear that the fight by two charities campaigning against cuts to prison law legal aid has not been in vain as the Court of Appeal granted permission to appeal the High Court’s rejection of the challenge in March 2014. Following the lord chancellor’s decision on large cuts to prison law legal aid, […]

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