JUSTICE AGM and Tom Sargant Memorial Lecture 2017

June 28, 2017

This year’s Annual General Meeting will take place at 5.30pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017 at Shearman & Sterling LLP, 9 Appold St, London EC2A 2AP. As a member of JUSTICE, this is where you get to have your say on the priorities of the organisation and meet with like-minded individuals who also support our […]

Adam Wagner

May 29, 2015

Barrister at 1 Crown Office Row

Angela Patrick

April 16, 2015

Director of Human Rights Policy at JUSTICE

Complex and lengthy trials

January 16, 2015

The JUSTICE Working Party on Complex and Lengthy Trials had its first meeting in December, chaired by Sir David Calvert-Smith and including many leading experts in serious crime investigation, prosecution and defence. The problem of lengthy trials was discussed along with how the task of recommending change should be undertaken. The members agreed that they […]

Cadder v HM Advocate

January 14, 2015

This case was a devolution appeal from Scotland to the Supreme Court and concerned fair trial rights in Scotland. At issue was whether a suspect detained by the police has the right to speak with and be represented by a lawyer in the police station – a right long held in England, Wales and Northern […]

Giving legal advice at police stations: practical pointers

The Criminal Procedure (Legal Assistance, Detention and Appeals) (Scotland) Act 2010 made significant amendments to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995. As a result, JUSTICE prepared a short guide to offer practical assistance to practitioners advising and representing detained persons at police stations in entirely new circumstances. Downloads Giving legal advice at police stations- practical […]

Devolution and Human Rights

JUSTICE’s report warns that any move to repeal or substantially amend the Human Rights Act or enact a bill of rights for the UK would have serious consequences for the devolved jurisdictions. Downloads  Devoultion and Human Rights– February, 2010