Criminal justice DNA Crisis

Forensic testing tampering crisisQuestions have been raised over the privatisation of the Forensic Science Service after the company that has been carrying out tests, Randox Testing Services (RTS), was accused of deliberately manipulating samples, possibly to hit performance targets. Rogue scientists are feared to have doctored the forensic test results of hundreds of innocent people…

What happens on divorce with inherited assets ? DNDLAW Solicitors Newry

Pre-acquired assets encompass a wide range of assets and can be acquired in many different circumstances. They include assets bought by one party before the marriage and those assets inherited or gifted to a particular spouse.

The argument, which faces the court when such assets exist, is whether they are to be treated as “matrimonial property”…

Will in favour of landlord is overturned by disappointed brothers DNDLAW Solicitors Newry 

Monday, 22 August, 2016 A will made by a physically and mentally impaired man in favour of his long-term professional carer and ‘supporting landlord’ has been overturned in the England & Wales High Court on the grounds of lack of knowledge and approval of its contents. The testator was David Poole, a Worcestershire man who…

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DNDLAW News – Tribunal fee rise threatens migrants’ rights

The Guardian publishes a letter signed by leading QCs expressing concerns about the government’s proposals to increase immigration and asylum tribunal fees. They warn that the increase, of up to 500%, will put justice beyond the reach of some of the most vulnerable. They cite warnings from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission that imposing…