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Tuesday Truth 17/03/2015

PUBLISHED March 16, 2015

This week's Tuesday Truth is by Rhona Friedman, Criminal Solicitor, Co-founder of Justice Alliance and LCCSA Committee member. Rhona has helped edit nearly all of the Tuesday Truths.
There’s no fun in being a canary called Cassandra 
If someone, Paul Harris say, writes the definitive history of the attritional battle between criminal lawyers, the Coalition Government and the Ministry of Justice,  a short chapter should be devoted to how most of us in our decaying criminal law silos failed to grasp the LASPO horror show, the calamity of all calamities that was about to engulf the civil lawyers who are our friends, business partners, and the people whose name we know but don’t physically recognise at the office Christmas party....