Creating law: from a blank sheet of paper to justice from the bench – The Times

Posted June 25th, 2009 in compensation, Law Commission, news by sally

“Should people who have been seriously wronged by the State — whether the police or a care home — be able to obtain redress in the shape of compensation? The Law Commission, the Government’s law reform watchdog, thinks so. Last year it put forward a series of reforms to improve justice and the quality of public services. But the Government has different ideas: it has privately just told the commission in a draft response that it has ‘significant concerns’ over the reforms as they stand and fears that they will help to create a compensation culture.”

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The Times, 25th June 2009