British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters can now support deaf jurors in our deliberation rooms. Find out how we prepared for it.
Following a change in the law, broadcast news channels can now air judges’ sentencing remarks from the Crown Court for the first time. Find out how we prepared for it.
Kara Gallear, HMCTS Crime Live Services, explains her role in making sure that the magistrates’ and the Crown Courts were ready for the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 changes.
Common Platform will go live in selected criminal courts in July and August.
The justice system and national health service offer essential support to some of the most vulnerable members of our society.
According to latest crime statistics, 39% of victims of serious offences believe that alcohol played a part in the offence. Since March last year, courts in England have been able to impose Alcohol Abstinence and Monitoring Requirements (AAMRs). If drinking …
Have you ever stopped to consider what the criminal justice system looks like through the eyes of a victim? Or a witness?
Common Platform is the case management system being implemented in our criminal courts. It’s at the heart of our large-scale plans to reform the justice system.
Lisa Shotton, HMCTS Head of Crime (north east), shares the details and benefits of a fully remote court.
Eve Miller discusses how we make sure our services are accessible for everyone and shares the feedback recently provided by a juror.