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Exploring the review of disclosure in the criminal justice system

Exploring the review of disclosure in the criminal justice system
Published on: 04 December 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Exploring the review of disclosure in the criminal justice system
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  • What is the background to this review and the guidance that has been published?
  • How is the review likely to impact the way cases are investigated and, once charged, litigated in the criminal courts?
  • What do you consider to be the overarching considerations that practitioners dealing with disclosure in criminal cases should have in mind when acting for the defence and also for the prosecution following the publication of this review?
  • Do you think the review and guidance in it will help restore lost confidence in the criminal justice system, or is there still work to be done?
  • What role will the evolution of new technology play in this sphere?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Julia Smart, barrister at Furnival Chambers, discusses whether the government’s recently published review and guidance of disclosure in the criminal justice system will have an impact on the way in which cases are investigated and then litigated in the courts. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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