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UK legal aid reforms tempered

Sep 9, 2013 UK Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced that he will not proceed with the plan to introduce competitive tendering for criminal legal aid contracts. The plan - under which the government would award…

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Law firms cut costs in their workspaces

Jul 18, 2012 Law firms are cutting costs, trimming office expenses and reconfiguring office spaces for greater efficiency, according to this report from the Wall Street Journal. Lawyer offices have decreased in size by 20 to 25…

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US Legal Aid to take another funding cut

Jan 27, 2012 Legal Aid in the US is set to take yet another hit, as a bill passed last November to slash federal funding for civil legal assistance to the poor by about 14% — from $404.2 million to $348 million – comes into…

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