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Dickens v. Lawyers – New York Times

TUESDAY is the bicentenary of the birth, in Portsmouth, England, of Charles Dickens, literature’s greatest humanist. We can rejoice that so many of the evils he assailed with his beautiful, ferocious quill — dismal debtors’ prisons …

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Lawyers worried by aid changes – Stuff

Palmerston North lawyers predict changes to legal aid funding next month could lower the quality of defence available to people in court. From March, legal aid for some criminal cases will be paid on a “fixed-fee” basis, capping the hours a criminal …

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