On the 11 June the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon attended the Association of District Judges Annual Seminar. You can read his full speech from the event below.
Lord Burnett of Maldon spoke about the impact of COVID on the courts, among other topics
As COVID restrictions ease, face-to-face hearings will increase in a safe manner
Strengthening international relations and sharing best practice on responding to COVID-19
The Lord Chief Justice welcomes Sir Geoffrey's appointment
An update following the Prime Minister's lockdown announcement
The Lord Chief Justice explains that judges approach sentencing within a clear statutory framework
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Lord Burnett covered topics including funding, court capacity during COVID and criticism of the judiciary
Correction The 11th amendment to the criminal practice directions 2015 was issued on 29 October 2020 and came into force on 16 November 2020. The update has been amended to refer to police officers carrying ...