‘They threatened to break my neck’ – The Guardian

Posted July 16th, 2008 in asylum, reports by sally

“Three asylum seekers’ claims from the the Outsourcing Abuse report, which documents almost 300 allegations of assault.”

Full story

The Guardian, 14th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Related link: Outsourcing Abuse (PDF)

Witness and victim experience survey: early findings – Ministry of Justice

Posted July 4th, 2008 in news, reports, victims, witnesses by sally

“The Witness and Victim Experience Survey is a national telephone survey that explores victims’ and witnesses’ experiences of the criminal justice system in England and Wales in cases that have resulted in criminal charges.

This report explores the provision of information and services to victims and witnesses in cases closed between February 2005 to January 2006, and of the progress made at a local and national level against key criminal justice system initiatives.”

Early findings from the Witness and Victim Experience Survey: information and service provision (PDF)

Ministry of Justice, 3rd July 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Annual report on freedom of information in central government – Ministry of Justice

Posted June 20th, 2008 in freedom of information, government departments, reports by sally

“Report on the operation of the Freedom of Information Act in central government in 2007, bringing together quarterly statistics and analysing longer term trends.”

Full report

Ministry of Justice, 18th June 2008

Source; www.justice.gov.uk

TfBC Final Report: The Bar Vocational Course – The Bar Council

Posted June 18th, 2008 in barristers, legal education, news, reports by sally

“The Training for the Bar Committee ( TfBC) of the Bar Council has produced a report setting out its view on how the Bar Vocational Course should be revised. This report will be fed into the BSB’s Wood Working Group which is currently looking at all aspects of the BVC on behalf of the BSB.”

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The Bar Council, 17th June 2008

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Related link: Final Report: The Bar Vocational Course (PDF)

Restorative justice and reoffending – Ministry of Justice

Posted June 17th, 2008 in recidivists, reports, restorative justice by sally

“This is the fourth report on the evaluation of three restorative justice schemes funded under the Home Office’s Crime Reduction Programme from mid-2001.”

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Ministry of Justice, 16th June 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Related link: Does restorative justice affect reconviction? The fourth report from the evaluation of three schemes (PDF)

Explaining attitudes towards the justice system in the UK and Europe – Ministry of Justice

Posted June 11th, 2008 in criminal justice, reports by sally

“The aim of this study was to analyse what determines citizens’ confidence in the justice system, by framing levels of confidence in the wider European context. It asks whether levels of confidence reflect simply the performance of the justice system, or are shaped by other factors, such as personal characteristics or attitudes towards public institutions. This research therefore focuses on the broader societal context of these attitudes, and on the opinions of citizens in general, rather than just those of users of the justice system.”

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Ministry of Justice, 11th June 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Jessica de Grazia Full Report into the Serious Fraud Office – Attorney General’s Office

Posted June 11th, 2008 in fraud, reports, Serious Fraud Office by sally

Review of the Serious Fraud Office: Final Report, June 2008 (PDF)

Attorney General’s Office, 10th June 2008

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

CPS: DNA profiles disk inquiry – Attorney General’s Office

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in DNA, reports by sally

“CPS: DNA profiles disk inquiry”

Full inquiry

Attorney General’s Office, 21st May 2008

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Report of the Working Group on Access to Environmental Justice – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted May 21st, 2008 in environmental protection, judicial review, reports by sally

Report of the Working Group on Access to Environmental Justice (PDF)

Judiciary of England and Wales, 20th May 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Transforming Tribunals, Implementing Part 1 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act – Tribunals Service

Posted May 20th, 2008 in consultations, reports, tribunals by sally

“This is the Government’s Response to the Consultation Paper CP 30/07 Transforming Tribunal’s Document – Implementing Part 1 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 issued 22 November 2007.”

Transforming Tribunals: Implementing Part 1 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 – The Government’s Response (PDF)

Tribunals Service, 19th May 2008

Source: www.tribunals.gov.uk

Interventions aimed at reducing reoffending in female offenders – Ministry of Justice

Posted May 20th, 2008 in recidivists, reports, women by sally

“Interventions that targeted attitudes and anger, self-control, family processes, general educational needs and antisocial behaviour were associated with reductions in women’s reoffending. Overall, limited evidence and methodological issues resulted in conclusions that could not be considered robust or statistically significant.”

Interventions aimed at reducing reoffending in female offenders: a rapid evidence assessment (PDF)

Ministry of Justice, 19th May 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Propriety and honours and propriety and peerages – Ministry of Justice

Posted May 19th, 2008 in peerages & dignities, reports by sally

“The document contains the government’s response to each of the recommendations made by the Public Administration Committee following its enquiry into whether the system of scrutiny for propriety of honours and peerages for political services was satisfactory.”

Propriety and Honours and Propriety and Peerages (PDF)

Ministry of Justice, 16th May 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Housing: Proportionate Dispute Resolution – Law Commission

Posted May 13th, 2008 in dispute resolution, housing, reports by sally

“A project to review the law and practice on how housing disputes are resolved, with the aim of reforming it to make it simple, effective, fair and proportionate.”

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Law Commission, 12th May 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

Government Response to Report on Attorney General’s Role – Attorney General’s Office

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in attorney general, reports by sally

Government Response to Report on Attorney General’s Office.”

Full response

Attorney General’s Office, 30th April 2008

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Peart Review – Attorney General’s Office

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in dangerous offenders, prisons, reports by sally

“A review to ascertain the circumstances in which Anthony John Peart, aka Anthony Leon Joseph, came to be at liberty on 29 July 2005”

Full review

Attorney General’s Office, 28th April 2008

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Third Annual Report of the Judges’ Council of England and Wales – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted May 1st, 2008 in judiciary, reports by sally

“Third Annual Report of the Judges’ Council of England and Wales.”

Full report

Judiciary of England and Wales, 28th April 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Dedicated drug court pilots: a process report – Ministry of Justice

Posted April 1st, 2008 in courts, drug offences, reports by sally

“In December 2005, the then Department of Constitutional Affairs announced a commitment to pilot Dedicated Drug Courts as part of the government’s agenda to reduce drug-related crime.

Matrix Knowledge Group has produced an independent process evaluation of the pilots in England and Wales: Leeds Magistrates’ Court and West London Magistrates’ Court.”

Dedicated drug court pilots – a process report (PDF)

Ministry of Justice, 31st March 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

The Lord Chief Justice’s Review of the Administration of Justice in the Courts – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted April 1st, 2008 in courts, reports by sally

The Lord Chief Justice’s Review of the Administration of Justice in the Courts (PDF)

Judiciary of England and Wales, 31st March 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Just satisfaction? What drives public and participant satisfaction with courts and tribunals – Ministry of Justice

Posted March 28th, 2008 in courts, reports, tribunals by sally

“This report reviews existing research on drivers of public and participant satisfaction with courts and tribunals. It examines both UK and international evidence (published from 2000 onwards) on what factors may be associated with satisfaction with, and trust in, the justice system.”

Full report

Ministry of Justice, 27th March 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Technology and Construction Court Annual Report 2006/2007 – Judiciary of England & Wales

Posted March 7th, 2008 in courts, reports by sally

“Technology and Construction Court Annual Report 2006/2007.”

Full report

Judiciary of England & Wales, 5th March 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk