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Ensuring patients can access justice
|News|COVID-19
The Mental Health Tribunal is using remote hearings and adapting quickly to new ways of working to ensure as many cases as possible can be heard. When restrictions on movement began in mid-March, the Mental ...

Supporting the justice system from home
|News|COVID-19
As we continue to find out how judicial office holders are adjusting to new ways of working during the Coronavirus pandemic, Ben Yallop, who is a magistrate in North Hampshire, describes his experience of sentencing ...

Jury Trials Update
The Jury Trial Working Group, chaired by Mr Justice Edis, and including representatives from across the Criminal Justice System and legal professions, met yesterday to progress plans to restart jury trials as soon as appropriate ...

Jury Trials
|News|COVID-19|Lord Burnett
To ensure the safety of everyone in our court buildings, the Lord Chief Justice announced on 23 March, that all new jury trials would be postponed. He also committed to keeping the situation under regular ...

Trial by Skype
|News|COVID-19
In these unprecedented times, Judicial Office Holders are working at pace to ensure justice continues while keeping people safe. Sitting as a judge of the Court of Protection, Mr Justice Mostyn heard a difficult and ...