Publicly-funded Law Centres
taking up the cases of the abused and mistreated can swing the scales of justice back in favour of the downtrodden otherwise ignored by wealthy and powerful interests.
BIRMINGHAM Community Law Centre
celebrated the end of its first year in business with an open day.
A NEW legal group has risen from the ashes of the old Birmingham Law Centre
to provide free help to the city's neediest residents.
Chairperson, Margaret Levy, said: "Law Centres
were set up at a time when people understood that the less well off were still entitled to access to justice.
A PROJECT to help troubled families run by the Coventry Law Centre
has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
The casework of law centres
today could be tomorrow's new rights for all.
FREE legal advice is again on offer to some of the city's most disadvantaged people after a new operation was set up to replace the axed Birmingham Law Centre
BIRMINGHAM Law Centre
, providing free legal help for residents, has closed.
It is a depressing list which law centres
say could leave "the poorest in the lurch without professional help to solve their problems and get on with their lives."