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Drawing lines: morality, justice and domestic violence

Date:30 JAN 2015
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Muna Saleem Solicitor Crisp & Co

From time to time issues arise in the UK court systems that create moral and emotional waves that pull back the veil so often drawn across the complexities of our judiciary establishments.

One such issue has arisen recently involving the Legal Aid Agency’s right to deny much needed legal aid to certain domestic abuse victims due to either a lack of evidence or presentation of evidence outside of the allotted time period.

First of all let’s look at the case history and the parties involved before moving on to examine the past present and future implications this case will have on the legal system and most importantly victims of domestic abuse.

The case background

On 22 January 2015 the case against theLord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Chris Grayling was...

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