Crime

CILEX: criminal legal aid not sustainable career

Criminal legal aid work is no longer a sustainable career path for legal executives, CILEX said

11 May 2021 | Career development

On parole: a victim-centred approach

Alec Samuels considers how the victim has become central to Parole Board considerations

04 May 2021 | Crime

Law Society welcomes removal of cap on judicial sitting days

The Law Society has welcomed news that there will be no cap on judicial sitting days for 2021-2022. President I. Stephanie Boyce said the previous cap cont

UK public wants same accountability for the military as citizens

A survey coinciding with the return of the Overseas Operations Bill to parliament shows the public are owhelmingly in favour of military accountability

20 Apr 2021 | Crime

An unjust justice system: The government needs to get real

Editor's note: Can substandard justice – whatever that looks like in practice – be justice at all?

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020 and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

MoJ must invest much more to legal aid 'to meet the reality of need', say peers

Justice backlog: MPs have little confidence in MoJ

The MoJ has lost its way – that’s the underlying message from a damning report from MPs

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