In March jury trials in England and Wales were suspended in response to COVID-19. Here’s how remote criminal trial might work – and what might not.
If existing trials are halted, it may not be as simple as picking up where they left off.
We can’t just blame falling rape prosecutions on a lack of resources.
Lifelong anonymity orders are a rare and exceptional interference with freedom of expression.
Seventy years after it was first launched, legal aid’s principles of equality are a shadow of what they once were.
The scheme has many critics, but the numbers show that it’s working well.
New research found a disparity between the sentences women and men are given for offence when alcohol is an aggravating factor.
The principle argument as to why women should remove the niqab in court seems compelling, but it is based on flawed assumptions.
How Australian courts might interpret consent in situations like this is far from clear, and needs to be sorted out.
A succession of leaders have failed to address its problems.
There are still far too few female, black, Asian and minority ethnic judges.
What is at stake as MPs begin their second reading of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.
The high-profile Charlie Gard case could change the way end-of-life decisions play out around the world.
The knock-on effect for schools is a heavy burden.
Autistic defendants and prisoners are suffering at the hands of an out of date criminal justice system.
The UK’s family court system is at breaking point.
Access to immigration and asylum tribunals is about to get a lot more costly.
Legal aid cuts have made people going to court turn for help elsewhere.
Harsh tales of mothers and fathers thrust into the court system as they seek the best treatment for a sick child are a warning.
Too often, the moral character of women who commit neonaticide plays a part in their trial.