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Defence solicitor Gordon Ritchie charts the decline of Scotland's justice system and respect for the rights of the accused.
Published 13 August 2019
Suspected sex offenders should remain anonymous until charged so long as they have a reputation to protect, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC has said.
Published 1 August 2019
Two men who were wrongfully convicted and served long sentences before being freed are taking their fight for compensation to the European Court of Human Rights, The Times reports.
Published 10 July 2019
UK government talks on how to deal with problems of evidence disclosure have excluded victims of miscarriages of justice, according to a campaigner.
Published 27 June 2019
The impact of budget cuts on the criminal justice system in England and Wales is set to be highlighted in cinemas across the UK in a new advert for The Secret Barrister's book.
Published 4 April 2019