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The Law Society withdraws controversial Sharia guidance and apologises

The Law Society withdraws controversial Sharia guidance and apologises

Posted: Mon, 24 Nov 2014

The sharia succession practice note has been withdrawn by the Law Society, following widespread criticism for gender discrimination.

Peers call for action over 'religious courts'

Peers call for action over 'religious courts'

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2012

Peers in the House of Lords have expressed overwhelming support for a bill to limit the power of self styled 'religious courts'.