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Access to UK Justice means Stopping Legal Aid ‘Reform’

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Save UK justice by laughing at the proposals to reform legal aid.
and sign the petition here: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petit…

Transforming Legal Aid – Published on May 26, 2013

Think Left wrote in Cameron attacks our hard-won ‘Right to Challenge’:

 The rule of law is inherent in democracy whatever the level of governance or public authorities – national or local – as this concept addresses the exercise of power as such and the relationship between the individual and the state, which is a starting point for building any democratic system…..

At the time of the legal aid bill’s final reading, there was comparatively little reporting or discussion, given the magnitude of its implications.  Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said of the government’s legal aid bill (LASPO) when it was passed:

“This is a dark day for justice in the UK, and internationally. The government has placed legal remedy beyond the reach…

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