FLAC News 26 (1) Jan-Apr 2016

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In this issue:

  • Time to repair austerity damage to civil legal aid scheme: Accessing Justice in Hard Times report launched
  • DIT collaboration yields impressive legal research from students
  • In the Shadow of O’Casey: First FLAC fundraiser for new HQ in honour of literary and social giant
  • Repossession: Borrowers urgently need support to stay in homes
  • New guides promote access to justice at international level
  • ECRI calls for social welfare appeals decisions to be published
  • PILA update:
    • Prohibition of Third Party Funding:Chilling effect on Public Interest Litigation?
    • PILA Seminar: Public Interest Litigation and the Costs Barrier
    • Frontline issues dominate session on civil legal aid
  • Subsidiary Protection applicants must be placed in effective position
  • Legal changes ahead following Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015
  • FLAC policy round-up
  • FLAC Volunteers page
  • Focus on FLAC:
    • Claire Macken, Executive Officer
    • A fond farewell to Noeline
  • Legal Aid in Ireland – a tale of two systems
  • Balkan lawyers visit FLAC

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