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20 Dec 2010

Mass closure of magistrates’ courts a 'shattering blow' to local justice

The Magistrates’ Association has described the government’s decision to close 93 magistrates’ courts as a “shattering blow” to loca

20 Dec 2010

Skype in court as cost pressure mounts on criminal justice

Pressure on costs combined with a steady rise in workload has led to greater use of technology in court including the free internet phone service Skype, th

16 Dec 2010

Supreme Court clears the way for cheaper environmental litigation

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to cut the cost of environmental actions b

15 Dec 2010

Legal aid funding reform threat to solicitors' charity

The government's proposals for alternative sources of funding for legal aid could result in hundreds of destitute lawyers being deprived of support, the le

15 Dec 2010

Djanogly confirms 142 court closures

Justice minister Jonathan Djanogly told parliament this afternoon that the government would be going ahead with the closure of 142 loca

14 Dec 2010

Clarke 'astonished' by lack of controversy over sentencing plans

Justice secretary Ken Clarke has said he was “astonished” by the lack of controversy in parliament over his plans to transform criminal justice

13 Dec 2010

Return of the law lords

After a brief flirtation with abandoning the titles of lord and lady, the Supreme Court has returned to tradition by upgrading Sir John Dyson to Lor

13 Dec 2010

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