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 ... Couple stranded on property ladder suing billionaire prince for £1.8M ... Business tycoon falsely accused wins £35,000 in slander damages ... Family cuddled crying baby in court as they all received prison sentences for "cash for crash" ... Accountant who forged dead mum's will has been locked up by High Court judge ... Manchester City fan jailed for throwing a coin at Liverpool supporters has been set free for Christmas ... "Thoroughly dishonest" handyman has claim to super-rich divorcee's fortune thrown out ... Firefighter injured when a train ran over his legs battling for £1m compensation ... Family man left with criminal record after calling his wife a "slapper" ... Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star triumphs in court clash with former friend who "deliberately copied" dress design ... Academic mother and "fast car" obsessed son locked in court battle over £10 million fortune ...                                                                                                                         
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Other Useful Resources
We have identified the following sites covering legal issues which we hope will be useful to you:

Official Sites:
Cjsonline.gov.uk: The Criminal Justice System of England and Wales.
Home Office.gov.uk/justice: Includes sections on the coroners, courts, criminal justice system, police, police reform, prisons, probation, sentencing, and terrorism.
Youth Justice-board.gov.uk: Step through the youth justice system. This is to help you understand how the Youth Justice System works, what and who is involved.

Publishers:
Butterworths.com: Butterworths LexisNexis Direct is the UK's premier portfolio of online information services for today's legal professional.
Chambers and partners.com: Legal publishers Published every year since 1990, The Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession ranks solicitors and barristers in over 60 specialist areas of law.
Sweet and Maxwell.co.uk: A leading publisher and provider of integrated solutions for the legal and regulatory markets.

Services and Information:
Jisc Legal.ac.uk: JISC Legal is a free information service offering high quality legal information to further and higher education relating to the use of information.
Law Society.org.uk: Law Society of England and Wales. Extensive legal information including details of policy, and training advice.
Slso.org.uk: The Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman investigates complaints about the way in which a professional body has handled a complaint.
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