Courts & Judiciary

New justice secretary pledges support to independent judiciary

David Lidington: respect for rule of law but unclear voting record on socia

12 Jun 2017

New Lord Chancellor gives lawyers cause for concern and hope

Here’s hoping David Lidington understands his oath better than his predecessors, writes John van de

12 Jun 2017

ODR platform that inspired UK digital court project bought by US tech giant

Is a legal hackathon our best bet for a fully functional online court system, asks Jean-Yve

09 Jun 2017

Ditch the ‘soulless initials’ and give children a voice

Judges hold the key to unlocking the potential of children in the family justice system, writes Matthe

08 Jun 2017

The Trial: Did we really want to know who dun it?

Ben Henriques discusses the dénouement of the Channel 4 programme exploring the jur

02 Jun 2017

Man misses court after firm makes second-class postage blunder

Judge wants letter delivered ‘personally’ as it is ‘perhaps the bes

26 May 2017

ACL warns solicitors to prepare for electronic bill of costs

Rule committee sets October date for compulsory use in Senior Courts Cost

25 May 2017

Hallett LJ: Use jury trials in ‘serious’ criminal cases only

‘Legal system will become even more crucial to our surviva

23 May 2017

Judges subjected to ‘unprecedented’ levels of attack

Lord Thomas hits back at criticism of judicial decisio

22 May 2017