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Criminal barristers in England and Wales have agreed to vote on ending strike action following discussions with the UK's justice secretary, Brandon Lewis. The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) will re-ballot members following meetings with Mr Lewis and his decision to offer a package of further reforms

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Westminster's justice committee has called on the UK government to re-sentence all prisoners subject to Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences. In a report published today, the committee finds that the current regime for managing IPP prisoners is inadequate in supporting their specific n

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England's Court of Appeal has quashed another five convictions of sub-post masters and mistresses. The court ruled that their prosecutions and convictions were an abuse of the court’s process as the evidence against them arose from software, Horizon, which was replete with bugs, errors or defe

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Criminal barristers in England and Wales have today begun an indefinite strike aimed at forcing the UK government to deliver a further boost to legal aid funding. Barristers have been striking sporadically since June and last month voted overwhelmingly to escalate their action to an indefinite strik

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Police officers in England have reportedly been told to reveal to their bosses the identities of news reporters. The measure, already used by some police forces, follows guidance from the College of Policing and was only discovered by accident, The Guardian reports.

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Fines will no longer be used as a penalty in the vast majority of cases of sexual misconduct, discrimination or any form of harassment by English and Welsh solicitors under proposals published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). A consultation launched yesterday on the SRA's fining regime

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Criminal barristers in England and Wales have voted overwhelmingly for an indefinite strike in a major escalation of their campaign for higher legal aid pay. After a two-week ballot by the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) in which 2,273 people voted — significantly more than either of the two pr

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Criminal barristers in England and Wales are being balloted on whether their industrial action over the low rates of legal aid should be escalated into an "uninterrupted strike". In a letter to members, the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) said all of those on strike "made the decision to withdraw the

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The UK's justice secretary Dominic Raab is planning to limit the scope of judicial review in England and Wales, according to a leaked document seen by The Guardian. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) paper details changes that would limit the accountability of ministers in judicial reviews.

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A man found carrying a crossbow on the grounds of Windsor Castle last Christmas and who allegedly made threats against the Queen has been charged with a treason offence. Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, who was sectioned under the Mental Health Act 1983 following his arrest, was also charged with possession

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