Access to justice increasingly only for the few, Law Society warns ministers

Law Society publishes LASPO review subsmission

Public access to the justice system has never been so restricted, the Law Society has warned as it filed  its submission to government, highlighting the “devastating consequences” of cuts to publicly funded legal advice.

In its response to the Ministry of Justice’s review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), the Law Society spelled out the disproportionate cost of the legislation to taxpayers and the seriously damaging effect of limiting access to justice for ordinary and vulnerable people.

Read full piece at source: Access to justice increasingly only for the few, Law Society warns ministers

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