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White candidates twice as likely to achieve pupillage, bar regulator says

11 December 2017By 7 comments

'More research needed' to find out why differences in attainment persist.




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6 December 2017

The Court of Appeal held that the secretary of state’s initial decision withholding consent to the release of the applicant foreign criminal (L) on bail had been made on a rational basis, having had proper regard to the judge’s decision to the contrary.

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