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Prisons and Courts Bill—courts and the judiciary

Published on: 20 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Prisons and Courts Bill—courts and the judiciary
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  • What are the key measures relating to courts and the judiciary proposed in the Bill?
  • What problems with the existing law or system are these measures seeking to address?
  • To what extent do you think the new measures are practical and capable of being effectively implemented and enforced?
  • In your opinion, do the provisions contained in the Bill go far enough, or does more need to be done?
  • What are the implications for practitioners and those advising in this area? What steps should they be taking in preparation and how should they be advising clients?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Discussing the key measures relating to court reform and the judiciary, Angela Rafferty QC at Red Lion Chambers says that better assistance for the vulnerable, improvements in efficiency and modernisation of a creaking system are laudable aims and the Prisons and Courts Bill goes some way to addressing these problems. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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