Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

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Responding to the Lord Chancellor

We robustly oppose :   PCT Removal of Client Choice The current Scale of Cuts  Geographical limitations on contracts Restrictions on Judicial Review Changes to Prison Law Funding  Increased powers to restrict appointment of two counsel  Changes to Civil Legal Aid   All the changes proposed will bring a disastrous outcome to our Justice System… Read More ›

Lord Chancellor on the defensive

After a construtive pre-meeting we gathered to meet with Chris Grayling in Committee Room 17 . Sensibly we had agreed not to make the occasion a free for all but rather target questions and not to repeat points so for example a question about the effect of new contract and the losses it would bring… Read More ›

Letter to the Lord Chancellor – What you are going to miss

Dear Mr. Grayling, I can’t tell you how pleased I am to be coming to your place to speak to you about your plans for transforming legal aid. In case I don’t get the opportunity to raise every point many dedicated and angry lawyers from South Yorkshire  want me to raise on Monday  I thought… Read More ›

Dangerous Dogs , Anti Social Behaviour and Miscarriage of Justice

Amongst the distraction of PCT and Save UK Justice campaigning, it is important that as lawyers working to preserve the Rule of Law, we must not take our eye off developments in the law, particularly in what seems an opportune time for the government to perform the legislative equivalent of burying bad news. We have… Read More ›