Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 20 March 2017

This is advance copy for the Weekly Notes blog post which will be published later at www.iclr.co.uk

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Brexit & Breakup

To lose one union may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two (or more) looks like carelessness.

Elections

Another fine mess…

Legislation

Prison and Courts Bill

Crime

Marine A’s murder conviction reduced to manslaughter

Dates and Deadlines

American Justice

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