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Research finds that LASPO ‘stacks the odds’ against unaccompanied and separated migrant children and young people

‘Cut Off from Justice: the impact of excluding separated migrant children from legal aid’ examines the ways in which the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (2012) (LASPO) influences the lives and circumstances of separated and unaccompanied children. The research, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, was conducted Dr Helen Connolly at the … Continue reading