For the third year in a row, the government will not cap judicial sitting times in an attempt to reduce backlog.
Compensation payments made to the wrongly convicted will no longer be reduced to account for ‘saved living costs’.
The government should address the issue of domestic abuse enabled by smart technology, such as fitness trackers, MPs say.
Every crown and magistrates’ courts in England and Wales can now access the ‘Common Platform’ system, enabling more efficient information-sharing in criminal justice cases.
Police forces have been drug testing individuals arrested for domestic abuse offences as part of a pilot to establish perpetrator profiles and offender rehabilitation opportunities to protect victims.
His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft, the Recorder of London, and Mrs Justice Cheema Grubb speak about their experiences after a year of televised sentencing remarks in the Crown Court.
In a meeting with Attorney General Victoria Prentis, prosecutors at CPS Thames and Chiltern explained how they achieved justice for victims of 'honour' crimes and forced marriages.
The commission is seeking views on whether and how the law governing appeals for criminal cases should be reformed.