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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 11 March 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes legal aid from a litigation funder; a blame game over knife crime; proposals to create a super-regulator of digital communications, and to deal with online contempt of court; and an update on the Grenfell Tower inquiry. Continue reading

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 18 February 2019

This week’s selection of recent legal news and commentary includes smarter justice to deal with crime, the promotion of public interest journalism, transparency in the family courts, the return of an ISIS bride and what she might find here — plus as little Brexit as we can get away with. Continue reading

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 4 February 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and comment has a crime-heavy flavour, including disclosure of spent convictions and youth reprimands, measures to tackle knife crime, the defence of legal aid, and plans for the future of the CPS. Plus the 30th anniversary of the Children Act 1989. Continue reading

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 28 January 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and comment includes mental capacity law, domestic abuse legislation, cohabitation and the myth of the common law marriage, and developments in legal information and ethics. But first, the work-life balance for lawyers and how it can be improved. Continue reading