‘Well-known’ footballer wins legal battle to have £60k-a-year child maintenance halved – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 29th, 2015 in appeals, child support, financial provision, news by sally

‘Unnamed player in his early 30s in High Court victory as judge cuts total maintenance he must pay to support children aged 10 and five to £30k.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th October 2015

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Insisting on a 2:1 degree for barristers “could discriminate against BAME students” – Legal Futures

‘Insisting on an upper second class degree for future barristers could impose a “discriminatory burden” on BAME students, who are less likely to obtain them, a leading academic has argued in response to a Bar Standards Board (BSB) consultation that raises the possibility.’

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Legal Futures, 29th October 2015

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

Prisoner deaths: Warning over young inmates – BBC News

Posted October 29th, 2015 in news, prisons, reports, suicide, young offenders by sally

‘Young people will “continue to die unnecessarily” in jail unless ministers act on recommendations in a report into self-inflicted deaths, its author says.’

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BBC News, 29th October 2015

Source: www.bbc.co.uk