Courts, Tribunals & Judiciary

An unjust justice system: The government needs to get real

Editor's note: Can substandard justice – whatever that looks like in practice – be justice at all?

Road map to recovery: ET bodies share 2021 – 2022 vision with ‘realistic optimism’

Heavy reliance to be placed on video and telephone hearings to clear post-pandemic backlog

The gamechanger: One couple, one lawyer

In the late 1940s, there was a crisis in this country, as many more couples were divorcing as a consequence of the second world war. Recognising something

01 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Domicile and wills interpretation

Matthew Duncan considers the court's approach to interpretation in the case of a foreign domiciled person who died leaving a worldwide estate

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

MoJ must invest much more to legal aid 'to meet the reality of need', say peers

Consultation: Judges to be deterred from political decisions

The MoJ is consulting on proposals to strike a balance between citizens’ rights and effective governance

Justice backlog: MPs have little confidence in MoJ

The MoJ has lost its way – that’s the underlying message from a damning report from MPs

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