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26 September 2022 — News story
New technology which spares victims of rape the stress of being cross-examined during a live trial is now available at every Crown Court in England and Wales.
28 September 2022 — Press release
For the first time in England and Wales, Deaf people have been able to fulfil their civic duty and serve on a jury, supported by British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters.
28 September 2022 — Blog post
British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters can now support deaf jurors in our deliberation rooms. Find out how we prepared for this change.
27 July 2022 — Press release
Broadcast news channels will air judges’ sentencing remarks from the Crown Court for the first time tomorrow (28 July), following a change in the law.
18 July 2022 — News story
The centre will provide court users with support and guidance on their cases.
30 September 2022 — Guidance
A weekly summary of the latest HM Courts and Tribunals Service operational position for users. We aim to update this every Friday at 4pm.
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