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Ten years after the Corston report into women’s vulnerability in the criminal justice system, our new inquiry wants change
A civil case over cheating at baccarat could significantly change the way white-collar crime is prosecuted in the UK, after the Supreme Court redefined the dishonesty test.
The judiciary has threatened to withdraw from the Online Court pilot – which could go public by the end of this month – if there are “any further false claims or data” about the project from Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunals Service (HMCTS).
MPs have expressed concern about the government’s “evident preference” for virtual and online justice over traditional, court-based models without the evidence base to justify it.
Statements made by an employee in the context of an internal investigation did not attract litigation privilege, and therefore could be referred to by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in a subsequent prosecution, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
An estate agent who “borrowed” hundreds of thousands of pounds from clients and friends to keep his business alive after it “fell off a cliff” during the financial crash, must repay a slice of the money he gained from his victims.
The date has been set before the Civil Liability Bill – announced in last summer’s Queen’s Speech – has even been published
Fraudsters are calling victims from what appears to a genuine Home Office telephone number 0207 354 848 - which has in fact been ‘spoofed’.
Justice by video is to become a reality after the government announced that it is to pilot video hearings for tax appeals.
The first online courtroom hearings for claimants, in which they and their lawyers will participate via video link, are to begin this spring.
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