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The sharia succession practice note has been withdrawn by the Law Society, following widespread criticism for gender discrimination.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

Law Society under growing pressure over sharia wills guidance

Posted: Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Secularists and human rights campaigners have stepped up their calls for the Law Society to withdraw its controversial practice note on sharia succession rules. Read More »

Secular lawyers question Law Society about guidance on sharia-compliant wills

Posted: Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Secular lawyers concerned by the publication of a practice note on Sharia succession rules by the Law Society have written to the Society outlining their concerns. Read More »

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'. Read More »

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