Justice will not be done – The Guardian

Posted February 28th, 2012 in asylum, children, civil justice, legal aid, news by tracey

“The Crown Prosecution Service, the Met and the Home Office have all recently been forced to pay out compensation to children. In one case, a teenage witness was put at risk; in the other 40 asylum seekers were locked up in adult units. All three organisations have sought to reassure the public that policy and procedures have changed as a result. But what would have happened to these cases had the legal aid bill (Laspo), now approaching report stage in the Lords, already become law?”

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The Guardian, 27th February 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk