International News – Legal Aid Scheme Rules Unlawful

According to the BBC UK News, The Legal Services Commission, which runs in England and in Wales, has cut the number of firms able to provide legal aid from 2,400 to 1,300. The process was deemed “unfair, unlawful and irrational” by two judges.

The Law Society argued that the scheme used by the LSC was highly flawed and could have potentially led to “legal aid deserts” around the country.

Full BBC Article

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