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The award of legal aid in the case of Shamima Begum raises some of the most fundamental principles underpinning the justice system.
300,000 vulnerable people will see their rights stripped back every year by imminent changes to the Mental Capacity Act.
Lawyers in Turkey are suffering detention, arrest and jail on an unprecedented scale simply for carrying out their professional duties.
Lawyers must never be persecuted for defending human rights, the Law Society has said on International Human Rights Day (10 December 2018).
Fundamental legal rights could be put at risk if the government proceeds with the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill in its current form.
A landmark ruling from the Court of Appeal that ensures clients seeking legal advice when they fear prosecution will have their confidentiality protected.
Clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right, the Law Society has warned.
The state must protect vulnerable people from being deprived of their liberty without proper legal safeguards, the Law Society of England and Wales said following a stinging ruling in the Court of Protection.
Christina Blacklaws responds to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's universal periodic review of the UK.
Law Society president Joe Egan responded to David Lammy's review of the treatment of BAME individuals in the criminal justice system.
This webinar on 31 May at 12.30 to 1.30pm will explore the significance of Wright v Troy Lucas and the implications for clients of commercial McKenzie friends.
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