Are we headed towards an access to justice crisis?

Good news for Osborne in time for the release of the Autumn statement next week; the National Audit Office announced on Friday that the legal aid cuts will save the government £30 million more than planned- a total saving of £300 million. For Justice Secretary Grayling and the coalition this is evidence of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of …

Editor’s Piece: Obama’s Iraqi gamble

On Monday 21st October, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi succeeded in forming a complete government after a delay of over one month as a result of disagreements over appointments to the Defence and Interior ministries. Mohammed Salem Ghabban was appointed as Interior minister whilst Khaled al-Obeidi was given the post of Defence Minister. These two ministries were previously the subject of …