13th September - Law News

2453nd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: The Washington Post is reporting that President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is in talks with special counsel Robert Mueller about a possible plea just days before his second trial.

Focus of the Dar Article:
As the government prepares to convince practitioners of the benefits of moving remand hearings for defendants in custody out of court and into a 'video space', research released by HM Courts & Tribunals Service has revealed significant concerns from those on the front line. A reply to an FoI request by former magistrate Penelope Gibbs, director of Transform Justice, reveals that HMCTS published a 'user research report' last December based on a 'condensed two-week discovery' to understand what defendants, lawyers, police, probation and judges require from virtual remand hearings.

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