Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR, 18 May 2020

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes resumed Crown Court trials, remote civil appeals, police charging errors, remote prison visits, mental health pressures for young lawyers and a response to some asinine media braying.

Crown Court at Manchester (Shutterstock)


Crown Courts resume

Safe for open justice?

Remote hearings

Timeline of remote courts and covid response

Mental Capacity law

Care homes and coronavirus


Duties under relaxed lockdown


Remote visiting

Legal professions

SRA criticised over case

Pupillage pressures

Remote calling

Hong Kong

Protester jailed for rioting

And finally…

Tweet of the week

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