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How tech solutions helped hear a complex murder trial

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Fitting together all the pieces when hearing a murder trial is always challenging for the Crown Court. Add in multiple defendants and the impact of essential safety measures, and the picture becomes even more complicated. Laura Connor outlines helped hear a complex trial in this blog.

Going further to support intimidated witnesses

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Witnesses may face difficulty when required to present evidence at trial. After a successful pilot of special measures to protect vulnerable witnesses, HMCTS is rolling out section 28 across England and Wales to allow witnesses to pre-record their cross examination and preserve the course of justice.

A year in review: How MyHMCTS has become an essential service for professional users

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Steven Chapman discusses the successes and advancements of MyHMCTS since it's launch in 2020, reviewing the differences made for professional users, additional services on MyHMCTS and support for the future.