With purdah over, the MoJ kicked back into gear.
You can read a profile of new Justice Secretary David Lidington and get an insider's view of the MoJ under Liz Truss.
You can also catch up on four damning inspection reports this week. Prison inspectors were very critical of the regimes at Brixton, Medway & Pentonville and Probation Inspectors were particularly trenchant in their criticisms of both NPS and CRC in Suffolk.
As always, just click on the tile to read the source article in full.
Biography and profile
Fascinating insider view on MoJ in the Spectator
Both NPS & CRC performing poorly.
Inspection report on dilapidated prison
Staff shortages and "managerial drift"
Damning report - overall verdict: "inadequate"
Guardian feature on Shannon Trust
Murder inquiry criticises aftercare
Can you sentence both to prison?
The reality of virtual justice
Supreme Court judgement
Christopher Stacey on criminal records disclosure
Justice Gap on Lavinia Woodward case
Michaela Booth on self-harm and pain
BBC interviews survivors
Closing date 3 July