Conduct some independent research and locate an article about a current event related to crime and violence that has affected the Central Florida community.
In a minimum of two-pages (not counting the title page and reference page) address the following:
Offer a one (1) paragraph synopsis of the article.
Identify if this event is something that is common in the community or more of an isolated incident?
If it is something that is common in the community, discuss what strategies you would suggest be implemented in order to combat it?
Address if it is a rare occurrence and why do you believe it happened?
Explain how you would advocate for your client if they were the victim in this situation?
This act had a huge effect on the public as the number of cases legal aid is available for has been extremely restricted. The qualification for civil legal aid is stated in LASPO s11 . Legal aid is no longer available for certain cases such as immigration, debt, employment and people argue that this is a violation of human rights under the Human Rights Act 1998 and Article 6 ECHR . Legal advice companies such as Amnesty international also state this may be a breach of our human rights. Likewise, there have been many cases in relation to this act from funding not bring provided or problems with legal aid. For example, R v secretary of state of justice 2015 is an example of funding not being available for a criminal trial and whether this was compatible with Human Rights. There have also been disputes about justice as this act may hinder our treatment in the courts and we may be treated unfairly. As only certain cases are now allowed legal funding this could be discrimination and only exceptional cases are allowed in particular areas of the law. On the other hand, The LASPO Act has made huge improvements to the criminal justice system, such as bail. Adding the ‘no real prospect test’ to ensure offenders are still treated justly. It has also made exceptions in domestic violence cases, this could be argued as improving the protection the public against criminals. Similarly, sentencing has been amended and this act has added new offences, this suggests the law is>GET ANSWER