Innovations in personally-delivered advice: surveying the landscape

February 21, 2018

JUSTICE has written a new report entitled Innovations in personally-delivered advice: surveying the landscape (January 2018).  The report is available here.  In summary, the report briefly surveys the landscape post-LASPO – looking at innovative projects and practices in personally-delivered civil legal advice. We assess whether these are effective, efficient and ethical. The three sections of the report are: prioritising user convenience; […]

JUSTICE Student Conference: Book your tickets now

December 14, 2017

We are now taking bookings for the 2018 JUSTICE Student Conference. Under the title, ‘Transforming Justice – Court Modernisation and Digital Exclusion,’ this year’s conference is hosted by the International Dispute Resolution Centre in London on Saturday 3 February 2018. Sir Robin Knowles, Judge of the High Court of England and Wales and Alexandra Marks […]

Lord Dyson and Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd join JUSTICE Council

October 25, 2017

JUSTICE  elected new representatives to its Council and Board at its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 24 October 2017. The new JUSTICE Council members are: Zahra Al-Rikabi is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers with a broad practice encompassing commercial, public and European law. Lord Dyson was Master of the Rolls for four years until […]

‘We as a nation must not be terrified’ – Max Hill QC gives 2017 Tom Sargant lecture

October 24, 2017

Max Hill QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, delivered the Tom Sargant Memorial Lecture to a busy room on Tuesday 24 October. The lecture, titled ‘Rights vs Security: the challenge engaged’, discussed the tension between rights on the one hand and security on the other and the potential for terrorism legislation, in the interests of […]

The rights implications of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Joint briefing

JUSTICE has joined with Liberty, Amnesty International UK and the Public Law Project to produce a briefing urging MPs to support a few amendments to prevent any rollback of rights in the EU (Withdrawal Bill). These amendments are already tabled and have cross-party support. Leaving the EU need not – and should not – in ordinary people […]

TeamJUSTICE runners raise nearly £10,000 to help strengthen the justice system

October 17, 2017

Over £9,670 has been raised so far by runners from across the legal profession who took part in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 8 October 2017, in aid of JUSTICE. Research has found that less than half of people in England and Wales have confidence in the effectiveness of the justice system. […]

Shelagh McCall QC on her work and inspiration

October 3, 2017

The Chair of JUSTICE Scotland, Shelagh McCall QC, was recently featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times Scotland. Ms McCall, who is also convener of the Faculty’s Human Rights and Rule of Law Committee speaks about her work at JUSTICE, her hopes, inspiration and what makes a good lawyer. JUSTICE has also published […]

JUSTICE seeks new Board members

September 27, 2017

Founded 60 years ago, JUSTICE is an all-party law reform and human rights organisation working to strengthen the justice system – administrative, civil and criminal – in the United Kingdom. Our vision is of fair, accessible and efficient legal processes, in which the individual’s rights are protected, and which reflect the country’s international reputation for […]