In many ways Birmingham Community Law Centre resembles the very first law centre in North Kensington in West London back in 1970. In 1949 the Legal Aid and Advice Act established for the first time a legal aid scheme for both criminal and civil advice.
Originally posted on Do right, fear no-one!:
Connor Johnston considers how a slave would have fared under the government’s proposed legal aid residence test. The House of Commons last week debated some of the issues…
Legal aid scores highly on the coalition government’s list of public services surplus to requirement, and is therefore ripe for cutting. This week politicians debate the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, which […]