Courts and Tribunals Bill: Second Reading Briefing

June 20, 2018

JUSTICE has produced a briefing on the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill ahead of the Second Reading in the House of Lords.  JUSTICE is broadly in favour of the content of the Bill. However, our briefing addresses some initial concerns regarding the changes proposed to the judiciary in Clause 1 and […]

Suspects in police detention need effective access to legal assistance

June 12, 2018

Our first Working Party report in Scotland was published on 7 June 2018. The importance of legal assistance during police detention needs to be better understood, not only by suspects but also by the solicitors tasked with providing that assistance, concludes our report Legal Assistance in the Police Station. The report identifies that a concerning number of suspects in […]

JUSTICE response to the Justice Committee’s Disclosure of Evidence in Criminal Cases Inquiry

June 7, 2018

On 6 June 2018, JUSTICE responded to the Justice Committee’s Disclosure of Evidence in Criminal Cases Inquiry. This inquiry aims to investigate disclosure procedures fully to ensure they are fit for purpose and that the steps proposed to address existing issues are sufficient to resolve them. The Committee’s findings will feed into the Attorney General’s […]

New JUSTICE report on preventing digital exclusion

June 5, 2018

London, June 2018 – On Monday 4th June 2018, JUSTICE launched its latest Working Party report, Preventing digital exclusion from online justice. JUSTICE’s Working Party was concerned about the wide range of digitally excluded people – such as those without access to technology or with low digital capability. An ambitious programme of court reforms is […]

The New JUSTICE Privacy Policy

May 25, 2018

On the 25th May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. This has brought in a swathe of new regulations about the way organisations can use your data. JUSTICE has always held data security as a top priority and we have been working hard to keep your data, and the way we handle […]

JUSTICE to Intervene in Supreme Court Case

May 8, 2018

JUSTICE is today intervening in the Supreme Court case, R (on the application of Nealon & Hallam) v Secretary of State for Justice. We will be providing evidence of the inadequacy of the current statutory compensation regime, arguing that the current regime has reduced the redress for wrongful conviction to virtually nothing. Victor Nealon and Sam […]

Supporting Exonerees: ensuring accessible, continuing and consistent support

April 17, 2018

In April 2018, JUSTICE launched its report Supporting Exonerees: Ensuring Accessible, Consistent and Continuing Support at White & Case LLP in London. The report highlights the inadequacy of the compensation regime. The compensation award is capped and the application process is burdensome and complex. Furthermore, changes to legislation have created a higher threshold test and […]

JUSTICE is recruiting two Lawyers

March 21, 2018

JUSTICE is on the hunt for two new lawyers to join our team. This provides an exciting opportunity for practising lawyers with a strong research background or academic lawyers keen to engage in high-level policy and law reform work.  We are looking for lawyers interested in administrative and civil justice, as well as in cross-cutting […]

We have space to rent

February 28, 2018

JUSTICE has space to rent in our building at 59 Carter Lane situated in the centre of London, right next to St Paul’s Cathedral. For detailed rental information read here. Contact Gryphon Properties or Samantha Burridge if you are interested or have any queries, they are happy to discuss this further with you.

The ‘neither confirm nor deny’ (NCND) response

February 22, 2018

In March 2017, JUSTICE hosted a roundtable at University College London with practitioners, experts and academics on the ‘neither confirm nor deny’ (NCND) response. The NCND response is most often used by public authorities in the national security and law enforcement contexts to avoid revealing sensitive information. It may, for example, be used in response […]