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FLN members have their say

12 June 2014 

See what FLN members thought about topical legal issues in previous polls - you can have your say below...

A request by the Crown Prosecution Service to hold a terrorism trial entirely in secret has been overturned by the court of appeal. Should terrorism trials be open to the public?

 

A request by the Crown Prosecution Service to hold a terrorism___

 


The Law Society wants you to leave a  digital legacy so your family can recover photos, music, movies, bank accounts and even computer game characters after your death. Do you think this is a good idea? 

digital legacy


The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor's duty . Should solicitors be legally required to warn clients of commercial risk?

The Supreme Court is to examine the scope of a solicitor’s duty

 


The Law Commission has proposed a new law which will allow couples to legally agree the terms of divorce before marrying. Do you think this is a good idea? 

 

The Law Commission has proposed a new law which will allow couples to legally agree the terms of divorce before marrying_ Do you think this is a good idea

 


Recent research by law firm Eversheds suggests young lawyers would like law to be more like a commercial business than a profession. What do you think?

 

Recent research by law firm Eversheds suggests young lawyers would like law to be more like a commercial business than a profession_ What do you think

 

 


Should employers have the right to check out your online profile when you apply for jobs?

 

Should employers have the right to check out your online profile when you apply for jobs Sept 13

 

 


A recent survey of jurors found that 23% were unclear about the rules regarding internet and social media use during a trial. Is it time for the rules to be clarified?
 

A recent survey of jurors found that 23 were unclear about the rules regarding internet and social media use during a trial

 


Would you be prepared to pay for legal work experience? 

Would you be prepared to pay for legal work experience

 


Should the legal definition of hate crime be changed to include offences against subcultures such as goths and emos?

Should the legal definition of hate crime be changed to include offences against subcultures such as goths and emos

 


Should Premiership footballer Callum McManaman face assault charges for his recent career threatening tackle on opponent Massaido Haidara?

Should Premiership footballer Callum McManaman face assault charges for his recent career threatening tackle on opponent Massaido Haidara

 

 


Would pulling out of the European Union be good for the UK's legal services market?

Would pulling out of the European Union be good for the UK's legal services market

 


Should prisoners be given the right to vote?  

Should prisoners be given the right to vote?


Is there sufficient difference in the extradition cases of Gary McKinnon and Talha Ahsan for one to have been extradited and the other not?
Is there sufficient difference in the extradition cases of Gary McKinnon and Talha Ahsan for one to have been extradited and the other not?    

 


Should there ever be a 'public interest' argument for publishing private photos of public figures?

 

 Should there ever be a 'public interest' argument for publishing private photos of public figures

 


Should football clubs rising out of administration have to start again at the bottom of their league?

Should football clubs rising out of administration have to start again at the bottom of their league 



Is the SRA right to abolish the trainee solicitor minimum wage?

Is the SRA right to abolish the trainee solicitor minimum wage


Should employers have the right to check out your online profile when you apply for jobs?

Should employers have the right to check out your online profile when you apply for jobs


Given that it is a fundamental principle of English Law that someone is innocent until proven guilty, do you think it is right that the FA have stripped John Terry of the England captaincy before his trial has taken place?

Given that it is a fundamental principle of English Law that someone is innocent until proven guilty


Should the law on assisted dying be reviewed?

Should the law on assisted dying be reviewed


Should the mandatory life sentence for murder in England and Wales be reviewed?

Should the mandatory life sentence for murder in England and Wales be reviewed 


Were St. Paul's Cathedral and the City of London Corporation right to take no action against the protesters camped outside the cathedral?

Were St_ Paul's Cathedral and the City of London Corporation right to take no action against the protesters camped outside the cathedral


Do you agree with the Government's proposals to allow social landlords to seek fast-track evictions in the light of the recent riots?

Do you agree with the Government's proposals to allow social landlords to seek fast-track evictions in the light of the recent riots


Do you agree with the recent High Court ruling requiring BT to block access to movie download site Newzbin2?

Do you agree with the recent High Court ruling requiring BT to block access to movie download site Newzbin2



 

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