Week in Justice 10 June 2018

Another busy week in criminal justice. The MoJ announced it would review the rules which allow pain-inducing forms of restraint on young offenders after concerns about legal action by a number of charities. 

Crown Prosecution Service Chief Alison Saunders revealed the extent of problems over disclosure in rape cases and said it was impossible to ignore the impact of austerity-driven cuts of 20% CPS lawyers.

It also seems likely that there will be a much higher proportion of new judges from a working class background although progress on racial diversity remains slow.

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