Article Subject:
Magistrates court

March 25, 2022
Is imprisonment before trial the result of poor risk assessment?

How long does it take to hear the arguments for and against depriving someone of… Read more

December 22, 2021
Does the defendant in the magistrates’ court get a fair hearing?

The Bellamy review of criminal legal aid doesn’t pull its punches. It paints a picture… Read more

November 24, 2021
Only by radically shrinking the magistrates’ court can the Crown Court backlog be reduced

The Treasury in its spending review assigned £477 million  to reduce the Crown Court backlog… Read more

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