The criminal legal aid system is doomed to spiral into ever greater crisis unless the Ministry of Justice’s plans are urgently rethought.
We believe the ‘accelerated items’ emerging from the criminal legal aid review published today are insufficient to match the scale of the problem.
An update on our discussions with the MoJ and the lord chancellor on progress of the criminal legal aid review.
June Ventners discusses the need for legal aid.
This podcast marks European Lawyers Day 2019. The focus is on the right to legal aid in criminal matters and access to a lawyer when detained in prison.
Our president Simon Davis has written to the government calling for urgent investment across the wider criminal justice system.
We are aware of the considerable problems with the Defence Solicitor Call Centre this week. Find out what we're doing to help our members.
We are proud to support the Law Society’s access to justice campaigns. Find out how to get involved.
We are encouraging people to write to the new lord chancellor today to urge him to back our criminal justice and legal aid deserts campaigns.
Richard Miller speaks to Alice Mutasa, Vicki Butler and Valerie Robertson about issues facing the criminal justice system.
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