More affordable justice: legal aid means test report

Katie R. Ochoa

In 2018, we commissioned analysis by Professor Hirsch that confirmed that the lawful assist implies take a look at was preventing many households residing in poverty from accessing justice. The original report from Loughborough University led the authorities to start its suggests examination evaluate. The proposed modifications aim to make an […]

Ban on legal aid for terrorists ‘could backfire’

Katie R. Ochoa

(file picture) (PA Wire) A new legislation to quit terrorists professing authorized help hazards “unintended consequences” and could improve the hazard of them carrying out a new assault, the government’s terror watchdog has warned Parliament. Jonathan Corridor QC explained that clauses in the new Nationwide Security Monthly bill bringing in […]

Legal aid rates and minimum income thresholds lifted

Katie R. Ochoa

By Ethan Griffiths, Open up Justice reporter of New Zealand’s authorized help method has been bolstered in the most recent Spending budget, with utmost revenue thresholds lifted and hourly rates for attorneys elevated, Justice Minister Kris Faafoi has announced. Kris Faafoi Image: VNP / Daniela Maoate-Cox The enhance arrives following […]

Q train shooting suspect arraigned. NYC bishop tried negotiating his surrender. Legal Aid irate with law enforcement.

Katie R. Ochoa

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The 25-yr-aged man billed in what authorities have considered an unprovoked, fatal taking pictures Sunday aboard the Q teach was remanded without having bail at the request of prosecutors Wednesday in Manhattan Legal Court. On Tuesday, law enforcement arrested Andrew Abdullah in connection with the alarming […]