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The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is bulking up the Public Defender Service (PDS) “as a way of breaking the dispute with advocates over fees”, it was claimed yesterday.
The state could be forced by next week to let suspected criminals in Baltimore go free until trial if it does not provide them with lawyers at the time their bail is set.
Law firms with solicitors who have been found guilty of professional misconduct are still receiving millions in legal aid, according to a BBC investigation.
The applicant, Ioan Nicolet Potcoavă, is a Romanian national who was born in 1969 and lives in Ungheni (Romania).

Jerry Drayton’s office contrasts sharply with the rest of the Youth Development and Justice Center here in Clayton County, Ga.

Defendants could be forced to choose between a solicitor and barrister for criminal matters under tightened controls on grants by the ACT Legal Aid Commission.

LAWYERS have been advised to drop clients who do not pay contributions to criminal costs in advance when controversial legal aid changes come into effect next year.

Joint committee on human rights warns that Ministry of Justice should not fall into trap of 'knowing the price of everything but value of nothing'.

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Move would make courts more accessible to those who can’t afford lawyers.