Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR-15 April 2019

In this last roundup of the Hilary Term, we look at the latest law and policy stories including Brexit, Assange’s extradition, the Brunei boycott, legal aid myths and new crimes on the statute book. But who is the seasonal sacrificial lamb?

The sacrificial lamb (… no escape from reality). Image by Pixabay via Pexels.


Where are we now with Brexit?

Human Rights

Oppressive regimes and boycotts


Where next for Julian Assange?

Legal Aid

Media misrepresentation about legal representation


New legislation

Family law

Divorce reform

Legal information

Founder of Cornell LII retires

Technology developments

Dates and Deadlines

Civil Procedure Rule Committee: Annual open meeting

Manchester Crime and Justice Film Festival

A quick reminder of term dates

And Finally…

Tweet of the week (it’s been a long term, for Parliament as much as for the Courts):

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