We have responded to a Sentencing Council consultation on overarching principles: Sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders.
We responded to the Legal Aid Agency's consultation on changes to the general crime contract following the Parole Board rules review.
We held three public sessions where our commissioners took oral evidence from experts on the topic of algorithms in the justice system.
The Law Society's Public Policy Commission is examining the use of algorithms in the justice system and what controls may be needed.
Alongside the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, we are pleased to launch the Women in Law pledge.
We have responded to a Crown Prosecution Service consultation on legal guidance on mental health conditions and disorders.
We have responded to a Sentencing Council consultation on expanded explanations in sentencing guidelines.
We have responded to the government's consultation on the transposition of the 5th EU Money Laundering Directive into UK law.
The government is consulting on extending FRC in civil cases in England and Wales.
We have responded to the Legal Services Board's supplementary consultation on its proposed internal governance rules.
Our Wales office represents the Society's view and interests to the Welsh government, Westminster and Brussels.
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Legal breakfast co-hosted with Oxfam GB to formally launch the Lawyers Against Poverty initiative.