Category Archives: police

Moral certainties and phone hacking

Date: 26th June 2014 Categories:

The trial of the News of the World employees accused of hacking phones has dominated the headlines in recent days. The prime minister on Tuesday this week rushed to make a public apology for employing Andy Coulson as his chief …

Criminal legal aid “disaster”

Date: 27th February 2014 Categories:

In what is being described as a “disaster” by many criminal legal aid practitioners the Government has made what they say is the “final decision on a modified model of competitive tendering for criminal legal aid contracts.”     Earlier …

A watchdog without teeth?

Date: 3rd March 2008 Categories:

Criticism of the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been intensifying over the last week as the families of those alleging police misconduct, campaigners and community groups came out to back concerns raised by lawyers.   The credibility of the police …