Topic: Victims in the justice system
Victims’ Commissioner publishes 2022 Victim Survey survey results as she prepares to address the House of Lords in response to the King’s Speech.
A new law standardising how and when the police can lawfully extract information from electronic devices takes effect.
Crown Court sentencing remarks to be broadcast for first time.
Victims' Commissioner challenges new Prime Minister to commit to deliver on the government's rape review.
Dame Vera Baird QC said the report's conclusions "fall short" as she continued to press for the establishment of a national policing protocol.
How have we got to the position where victims find their treatment by the criminal justice system to be worse than the crime itself? We urgently need an entire change of culture in how the justice system sees, hears and helps victims.
In her 2021/22 Annual Report, Dame Vera Baird reflects on the state of policing of violence against women and girls (VAWG).
Enormous court backlogs mean victims of crime are facing years of unacceptable delay in their quest for justice
In her 2021/22 Annual Report, Dame Vera Baird reflects on the challenges facing victims and the justice system.