Read Susan Acland-Hood's blog post to find out her thoughts on how if court reform to be successful, we need to continue to assess critiques, challenges and suggestions against the central principle that justice should and can be made both more accessible and more efficient.
A blog post from Susan Acland-Hood in which she talks about HMCTS co-hosting (with the Society for Computers and Law) the first international forum on online courts. The event will run over two days, and will provide an opportunity to showcase the cutting edge of digital reform from jurisdictions around the world.
A blog post from Mike Logan on Single Justice Service and our plans to improve summary justice. Mike talks about how summary justice involves less serious offences where there is no right to a jury trial.
A blog post from Susan Acland-Hood that talk about the results of the independent process evaluation into the video hearing pilot. The pilot has been testing user experiences - of the appellant, judges and officials in HMRC – of those participating in a real hearing in a tax tribunal.
A blog post from Susan Acland-Hood, confirming HMCTS will begin the ‘Professional Entry Scheme’ pilot intending to ease queues to get into court buildings and allow easier and swifter court access for legal professionals.
Since March 2018, we have been piloting the use of fully video hearings in the tax tribunal, and using this to understand better how we can introduce this more widely as part of a more accessible and efficient service. Our latest blog explores video hearings in more detail.
The move of court and tribunal forms and guidance from form finder to GOV.UK is now complete. From today, when you search for a form or guidance document, your search results will come from GOV.UK.
Following on from the recent migration of court and tribunal forms, we’re moving form finder search to GOV.UK.
Susan Acland-Hood details how we are helping to deal with some of the day-to-day areas of concern raised by people who work within the system.
Susan Acland-Hood explains why she believes digital change and modernisation are so important and why simply putting more cash into the existing system cannot be the long-term answer to the challenges we face.