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    United in Manchester

    5 February 2018

    100-strong Law Society council in rare excursion to the north of England

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    Petty treason

    5 February 2018

    Justice minister Dr Phillip Lee wandered off-piste last week while musing on Brexit.

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    Name game to blame for crime

    5 February 2018

    James Morton ponders the link between names and criminal behaviour.

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    Many happy returns of Cash for Crash Day

    29 January 2018

    Stroke of luck for insurers that it falls in a quiet news day...

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    White Knight

    29 January 2018

    Richard Burgon, solicitor and MP for East Leeds, took time out from haranguing the government over prisons privatisation last week to attend to a much more important constituency matter.

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    Over the line advertising

    29 January 2018

    Staying with a sporting theme, we note that while the introduction of video referees has received a mixed reaction in football, the ‘third eye’ is long-established in other sports.

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    We’ll always have Dudley, darling

    29 January 2018

    Brierley Hill, near Dudley, may be charming but it is no Love Island. Midlands firm Higgs & Sons may disagree, however.

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    Memory lane

    29 January 2018

    The Law Society Gazette, 31 January 2008

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    Personal injury? I’m not keen

    22 January 2018

    The personal injury sector seemed to suffer a social media meltdown following the appearance of Lord Keen of Elie before the Commons justice committee last week.

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    Tough questions over hard cases

    22 January 2018

    The very disparate cases of John Worboys, Jon Venables and Ben Stokes (pictured) highlight some of the topical problems of the criminal justice process.