Tagged with criminaljustice

Guest Blog: Choice? Choose Justice

A guest blog by Oliver Kirk, @Kirkabout. Choice. Why SHOULD a suspect or a defendant in a criminal investigation/case be allowed to choose his solicitor? We lawyers have made much of the fact that the Government has promoted choice in the areas of health and education. Why should people be able to choose their doctor, … Continue reading

Criminal Justice – what next? I don’t know.

In my opinion, criminal defence does not get the credit it deserves. Representing someone who has no idea of the law, sometimes cannot articulate very well, and may have mental health, drug or alcohol problems in stopping them doing so, is a valued position and something that I aspire to do. The reaction I have … Continue reading