Drivers who kill may soon face life sentences under plans which are being put forward by ministers. Those who cause death by speeding, street racing, or while using a mobile […]
Ongoing court closures in rural Wales frustrate the core principle of access to justice and risk disadvantaging communities where Welsh is the first spoken language, a senior magistrate has argued. […]
The minimum age of criminal responsibility in Scotland is to be raised to 12 years. The age will now be in line with UN standards, after the current minimum age […]
The latest attempt by tobacco companies to prevent the introduction of mandatory plain packaging of cigarettes in the UK has been rejected by the court of appeal. Companies will have to replace […]
The government has announced a review of the use of rape complainants’ sexual history during court cases after concerns have been raised that the acquittal of footballer Ched Evans could […]
The government should define ‘fraud’ before making any increase to the small claims limit, the shadow justice minister and personal injury lawyers have said. Speaking at the Motor Association Solicitors […]
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