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England & Wales legal aid needs 25% rise: Commission

Cross-party group calls present situation unsustainable

Extra trial courts boost criminal case throughput

Overall cases concluded now above pre-COVID level

Bars across Scotland opt out of COP26 courts

Associations reject fees offer limited to COP26 cases

Sheriff rules on proof of course of behaviour for abuse

Corroboration not required of each separate incident libelled

Digital evidence contract awarded for Scottish courts

Project will enable all parties to access evidence efficiently

More locations for weekend custody courts during COP26

Paisley, Hamilton and Falkirk now to see Saturday sittings

Reconviction rates rise in latest figures

Statistics for offenders from 2018-19 buck recent downward trend

Pre-trial forms revised to cover graphic video evidence

Judges act to avoid cases like Smith v HM Advocate

Carloway calls for constructive approach to courts future

Address for new legal year seeks to dispel myths over SCTS plans

SLAB consults on assessment of accounts

Travel and subsistence changes proposed; views sought for accounts guidance

GBA members to boycott holiday custody courts

Action announced in protest at unequal treatment and "chronic underfunding"

Warnings to be issued over Class A drugs

Lord Advocate announces new police guidelines