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Commission concerned about COVID prison conditions

Letter to Justice Secretary calls for action on prisoner numbers and risks

Curbs will add six weeks to summary trial delays: SCTS

Prediction comes as latest monthly progress report released

Lockerbie bombing accused's further appeal refused

Trial court held entitled to reach verdict, and no material non-disclosure

Victim Surcharge Fund invites applications for support

Enough money collected to allow victim support organisations to apply

Parole system to open up under new rules

Victims able to observe hearings, and decision summaries to be published

Criminal court business cut as lockdown measure

Most summary trials adjourned to reduce court crowding

Legal aid package must be met in full: Society

Talks continue to ensure promised additional funding paid in full

Courts open, but COVID rules must be observed: Carloway

Lord President issues video reminder not to let observance slip

Trauma specialist to support victim services

Appointment comes as funding awarded for further research

Positive, but more needed: reactions to legal aid rise

Society and profession welcome Scottish Government announcement of support

Legal aid response: 10% over two years, plus support

£9m hardship fund announced alongside fee rises in next two financial years

Inspector of prosecution warns of years of COVID delays

Annual report warns of significant impact on prosecutions and FAIs