Practice Notes: 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

On parole: a victim-centred approach

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

04 May 2021

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

26 Apr 2021

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

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?

01 Apr 2021

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

‘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

30 Mar 2021

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

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

30 Mar 2021

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

24 Mar 2021

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