Anne-Marie Hutchinson obituary

Anne-Marie Hutchinson, who has died aged 63 of cancer, was a trailblazing family lawyer, renowned for her groundbreaking work on forced marriage and...

Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson – and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Boris Johnson is said to be bad at making friends, but he is good at making enemies. This week he has added judges...

Courts showing ‘good signs of recovery', government claims

The justice system is showing ‘good signs of recovery’ after ‘record investment’ in court and tribunal buildings, the government has told the House...

Police forces pull support for virtual remand hearings

Police forces can no longer afford to support HM Courts & Tribunals Service during the pandemic by running virtual remand hearings from their...

Partner wore 'KKK hat' in office and groped colleague 18 times, tribunal hears

A male former partner with a central London firm repeatedly groped a female colleague and joked with her in the office about having...

Some states allow ballots if voters die before Election Day

At 90 years old and living through a global pandemic, Hannah Carson knows time may be short. She wasted no time returning...

CPS addresses rape 'myths' in guidance for prosecutors

The Crown Prosecution Service has published revised legal guidance for prosecutors tackling what it says are 40 myths and stereotypes about rape as...

Court orders costs repayment after client did not consent to deduction

Fee recovery lawyers say millions of clients could stand to benefit from a court judgment which reduced legal fees deducted from compensation. In Belsner...

Rape prosecutors in England and Wales given new advice over dating apps

Prosecutors in England and Wales being given new guidance over nude selfies and dating apps in rape and sexual assault cases. Guidelines for Crown...

Lord Kerr: 'respectable arguments' for both jury and non-jury trials

After reading law at Queen’s University in Belfast, Brian Kerr worked first as a barrister and then a judge in Northern Ireland’s courts...