The London Criminal Courts Solicitors' Association
Saturday, December 10, 2011Author: Ian Dodd & John Binks @ 3:50:22 PM
The recent announcement by the MoJ about the postponement of the introduction of competitive tendering for legally-aid criminal defence work and, by association, civil family work has seen jubilation in many barristers’ chambers and we hear, from them, that the reforms have been ‘kicked into the long grass’.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011Author: Paul Harris @ 8:22:10 AM
The Olympics arrive next year and the eyes of the world will be on the UK and everything that goes on here. This includes the Criminal Justice System. Committees have been set up to plan for the administration of Criminal Justice during the Olympic period dealing with a wide range of logistical issues. These include the police and their deployment, the courts, transport disruption, the prosecution, interpreters, video links, court sitting, witness availability.
Saturday, November 26, 2011Author: Edward Grange @ 10:23:34 AM
On 8 September 2010, the new coalition government announced plans to review the UK's extradition arrangements. On 14 October 2010, Sir Scott Baker, David Perry QC and Anand Doobay were tasked with the challenge of conducting a review.
Saturday, November 26, 2011Author: Nathan Rasiah @ 10:11:55 AM
“Racism, we know what it is. We bow our heads before the martyrdom of the children of Izieu, because we remember the suffering of the children of Algeria”.
Saturday, November 26, 2011Author: Bruce Reid @ 8:45:19 AM
Autumn lends a certain magic to Camberwell. Burnished with gold, the horse chestnuts shed their bounty to the windswept plaza.
Friday, November 25, 2011Author: Roger Jairaj Sahota (BSB Solicitors) & Jo Cooper @ 11:10:17 PM
Roger Jairaj Sahota & Jo Cooper question whether the quality assurance scheme for advocates (QASA) is in reality a system designed to exclude solicitor advocates.
Friday, November 25, 2011Author: Malcolm Duxbury @ 10:53:14 PM
Malcolm Duxbury writes his last report as President of the LCCSA with mixed feelings.
Friday, November 25, 2011Author: Gwyn Morgan @ 10:28:59 PM
Jim Meyer reveals his motivation and why his is proud to be the LCCSA's new president.
Thursday, November 17, 2011Author: Neil Corre @ 8:30:59 AM
When the Criminal Procedure Rules (Crim PR) were first published in 2005, few could have foreseen the fundamental changes they were to bring. The overriding objective of the rules – to deal with criminal cases justly – seemed uncontroversial if otiose.
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