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Celebrating inclusivity: Deaf jurors in our courts

Deaf juror with BSL interpreter in courtroom

Legislative changes to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act now allow British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters to enter the jury deliberation room as a thirteenth person. We caught up with Karen, who made history last year at Croydon Crown Court becoming the first deaf person to complete jury service.

Supporting access to justice services for vulnerable users - an interview with Sidonie Kingsmill

Interview with Sidonie Kingsmill, HMCTS Customer Director on how we are supporting access to justice services for vulnerable users.