Crown Court sentencing remarks to be broadcast for first time.
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.
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.
“Enormous” court backlogs represent “a serious and fundamental challenge to our justice system” – Victims’ Commissioner
Dame Vera Baird publishes her annual report reflecting on her first term as Victims’ Commissioner and the challenges facing victims and the justice system.