News and advice from the Law Society for solicitors in the field of criminal justice.
We are calling on the new prime minister to prioritise fixing our justice system and ensuring the legal services sector remains diverse and globally competitive.
Solicitors' leaders today made an urgent plea to incoming prime minister to put the criminal justice system at the heart of the priorities of his administration.
The government has published an evaluation framework for the upcoming flexible operating hours pilots, which are due to begin on 2 September 2019.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is conducting a Criminal Legal Aid Review to consider the future of the criminal legal aid fee schemes.
We have responded to a Sentencing Council consultation on overarching principles: Sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders.
Richard Miller speaks to Alice Mutasa, Vicki Butler and Valerie Robertson about issues facing the criminal justice system.
We responded to the Legal Aid Agency's consultation on changes to the general crime contract following the Parole Board rules review.
The MoJ is introducing location monitoring tags to all courts across England and Wales as an option for community and suspended sentence orders.
A decade of underfunding has left the criminal justice system in a perilous state with every part of the process floundering.
Our report shows how failures in the justice system are leading to injustice, and sets out policy recommendations for the government.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
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