Courts & Judiciary

The price of open justice

PNM demonstrates that the competing principles of suspects’ privacy and the freedom to report public court proceedings have yet to be comfortably reconciled, writes Richard Easton

Judicial diversity ‘step change’ needed to ensure fair treatment of BAME defendants

Lammy report recommends targets for the appointment of minority ethnic judges

Lord Chief Justice ‘immensely concerned’ over low judicial morale

Failure to address pay and pension issues will have ‘a serious impact’, says Lord Thomas

Understanding the litigant in person

Conduct yourself with others as you would hope to be dealt with if in that same position, writes District Judge Howard Kemp

The DIY form that could make divorce anything but easy

The new DIY petition could make a difficult situation for clients even worse, warns Paul Hunt

The Supreme Court: Under new management

Will the appointment of Lady Hale encourage the legal profession to modernise, wonders Julian Hawkhead

Munby P: Government support for LiPs ‘sadly inadequate’

Family court procedures and rules are unintelligible to litigants in person