Bar Council and Justice Renew Warning to Peers over Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – The Bar Council

Posted February 20th, 2008 in barristers, criminal justice, criminal procedure, press releases by sally

“The Bill reaches a crucial stage of its consideration by the Upper House later today. The barristers’ representative body and Justice each object to Clause 42, which would amend the test applied by the Court of Appeal when considering an appeal against conviction, and to Clause 105, which would see more non-legal prosecution staff (‘Designated Case Workers’ – DCWs) conducting serious trials in magistrates’ courts.”

Full press release

The Bar Council, 20th February 2008