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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.
To tackle what is described as a ‘worrying’ lack of awareness, the second UK-wide ASB Awareness Week is running from 18-24 July 2022, calling on public bodies to use the opportunity to raise public knowledge of the Community Trigger.
Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is often treated as ‘low-level crime’ or even as sub-criminal but its impact can be deeply injurious and it is often targeted against people who are vulnerable already. It is high time tackling ASB became a top priority for government.
Dame Vera Baird QC said the report's conclusions "fall short" as she continued to press for the establishment of a national policing protocol.
The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) is carrying out days of strike action from 27 June 2022, escalating its protest to the government’s proposals on criminal legal aid.
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.