Originally posted on criminalbarassociation:
We received this yesterday, 11th June, before the Justice Select Committee hearing, and before Lord McNally’s “hysterical” outburst on Law in Action, in an admirable interview by @joshuarozenberg. Then this morning, Quentin Letts in the Daily Mail attacks the “ashtray” voice of Michael Turner QC, and the “Biker” Lucy Scott Moncrieff…

I’ve not had much to say for the last few days as I’ve been preoccupied with my response to the MOJ consultation document Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system. While I’ve been beavering away, this blog has been working hard for the cause and getting attention outside beyond the realms of […]

50 000 signatures late the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) have, at last, deigned to respond to the Save UK Justice e-petition, calling for a debate on their consultation document Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system. The dishonest, error riddled, response sits on the petition page so that everyone who wants to sign […]

This post is the last in a series that seeks to dispel the myth that everyone who ends up in court is a scumbag criminal. It is a reminder that anyone who is accused of a crime is, or should be, considered innocent until proven guilty. Everyone who is accused of a crime should be […]

This post is one of a series that seeks to dispel the myth that everyone who ends up in court is a scumbag criminal. It is another example of how easy it is for good guys to end up in court. It is another case that illustrates why everyone should be entitled to independent, quality, […]

Let me be clear, this is not an apology for what have been described elsewhere as Jerry Hayes “rape apologist” comments on BBC Question Time yesterday. Jerry has already had his own right of reply. This is an attempt to: Explain what I think he might have meant when he said what he did. As […]

Just a few words (relatively speaking), mainly to the lawyers amongst you, before I continue my series of criminal scumbags. Non-legal members of the public who support the Save UK Justice campaign and have signed the Save UK Justice petition are of course, very welcome too. I am humbled, and happy, to read all the […]

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