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Labour Party Conference Events

Whilst we are unable to meet in person at Labour Party Conference this year, here at the Society of Labour Lawyers we are determined to ensure that legal and justice issues remain at the forefront of the party's agenda. We're therefore pleased to invite you and party members across the country to our three online fringe events. With an exciting line-up of speakers, there's something for everyone - and an opportunity to participate in Q&As with our esteemed panellists. We're hosting all of our events on Zoom, outside of the party's online conference platform 'Connected', and welcome all to join us - so please do share these sign up links with anyone who may be interested. The Future of the Ju

Press release: Justice system suffering from austerity and Covid-19 double whammy

The Society of Labour Lawyers today publishes ‘Covid-19 and The Justice System’, a report detailing the impact of Covid-19 across the various parts of our justice system, from the criminal courts and police stations, to family courts, employment tribunals, housing, and legal aid. The publication aims to share the experiences of lawyers working on the “frontline” during the pandemic of the challenges, successes and areas for reflection. The report’s conclusion is clear; our justice system was already under great strain before the pandemic and was not providing justice for many. The situation has been made worse as a result of Covid-19. It is clear that as we emerge from the pandemic we need t

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