06 January 2014

NEWS: British Barristers Strike in Protest to Cuts in Legal Aid


2 comments:

John Blackie said...

Not "British". The term is too wide, given the juris diversitas of the United Kingdom, Scottish (advocates) are not involved.

Sean Patrick Donlan said...

I take your point. I literally cut-and-pasted the message.

Isn't the phrase accurate, however, as 'British' merely compliments 'barristers'? Strictly speaking, the problem wouldn't be Scotland since, as you note, you don't have barristers. Northern Ireland, on the other hand, ...

As you know, 'British' is a problematic term there, too.

Best wishes.

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