News focus: Fast-track justice and the riots – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted August 18th, 2011 in criminal justice, criminal procedure, magistrates, news, violent disorder by sally

“Lawyers have recounted extraordinary scenes both of chaos and professional dedication over the past 10 days, as defence solicitors, prosecutors, magistrates and court staff worked through the night to deal with the unprecedented number of people arrested in the wake of last week’s riots across England.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 18th August 2011