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Friday, 1 June 2012

'The Effect of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 on Legal Aid for Family Cases' - Jo MilesIn the second of a new series of videos entitled 'Law in Focus', Ms Jo Miles examines the potential impact of proposed changes to the legal aid system and their effect on access to justice, especially in relation to difficult family law cases.

Ms Miles is Fellow and Director of Studies at Trinity College, Cambridge, and a Senior Lecturer in Law, specialising in Family Law. She is also Academic door tenant at 1 Hare Court and Academic Fellow of Inner Temple for three years from December 2011, Assistant editor of the Child and Family Law Quarterly, and an Elected member of the Executive Council of the International Society of Family Law. In 2005 Ms Miles was seconded for two years to the Law Commission for England and Wales to work on the financial consequences of relationship breakdown. For more information about Ms Miles, please refer to her staff profile.

Law in Focus is a series of short videos featuring academics from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, addressing legal issues in current affairs and the news. These issues are examples of the many which challenge researchers and students studying undergraduate and postgraduate law at the Faculty.  Law in Focus is available on YouTube, or to subscribe to in iTunes U.

Other collections of video and audio recordings from the Faculty of Law are available at Lectures at Law.


Law in Focus on YouTube

Law in Focus on iTunes U