Nick Goodwin, CEO of HMCTS, provides an update on the progress and performance within our criminal courts.
Last week’s attendance at United Nations (UN) and Council of Europe events provided a global platform for HMCTS to share knowledge, challenges and learning from countries with shared ambitions for modernising justice systems.
We’ve launched animated video guides to support children going to court and improve the experience for the most vulnerable.
A behind-the-scenes look at the work that went into the landmark sitting of the Supreme Court in Manchester.
Read about our joint behavioural pilot with police forces in Norfolk and Suffolk, where we’re promoting early engagement with legal representation in police custody.
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.