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The Law Society will mark the Day of the Endangered Lawyer on 24 January.
PACE requires that police interviews with suspects are recorded. You must ensure that interviews with clients who require a sign language interpreter are video recorded. This practice provides advice on how to meet the requirement.
This practice note provides guidance to members of the Law Society's Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties.
This practice note explains how client confidentiality is affected by the failure to disclose offence provisions in the Terrorism Act 2000.
An investigation by Newsnight showed that 93,000 suspected violent criminals and sex offenders have been released in the wake of law changes in 2017.
The number of people illegally trafficked to the UK has risen in recent years. You may encounter victims of trafficking in the criminal justice system.
Ahead of the general election, we've analysed the key justice-related pledges made in the Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru manifestos.
An international coalition of legal professional bodies has urged the immediate release of Nasrin Sotoudeh almost a year after she was sentenced in Iran.
Michael Henson-Webb is a solicitor and head of the Legal Team at Mind, the mental health charity. He discusses the limitations of the Mental Health Act.
The controversial practice of releasing suspects under investigation is to be reviewed following our campaign for a rethink.
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