News and advice from the Law Society for solicitors in the field of criminal justice.
Support for criminal legal aid trial payments must be balanced by boost for case preparation work to ensure survival of the criminal defence profession.
We have welcomed a pledge by the attorney general to take a look at the rules surrounding disclosure of evidence in the criminal justice system.
The Law Society has welcomed news that the MoJ has scaled down a pilot project to extend court opening hours.
The Law Society's key campaigns played a key role in a Westminster Hall debate on the future of legal aid.
The Law Society has responded to a DoT consultation on proposed new offences of causing death or injury by dangerous or careless cycling.
The Law Society of England and Wales has warned that a no-deal Brexit could leave Britain unable to extradite criminals back to EU states.
Information and guidance to help you understand and adapt to the HMCTS reform programme to modernise the courts and tribunals system.
HMCTS are conducting research on video hearings and the legal professional user experience as part of the court modernisation programme.
The crisis in the criminal justice system is so acute an independent review into the economic sustainability of legal aid is vital.
Professor Donald Hirsch has conducted a report for the Law Society for inclusion in the Society's submissions to the MoJ's review of LASPO 2012.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
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