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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 June 2022 — Blog post
Common Platform will go live in selected criminal courts in July and August.
14 June 2022 — Blog post
In April, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2022 came into force. Find out how we’ve developed an online service to accommodate the change in law.
9 June 2022 — Blog post
The justice system and national health service offer essential support to some of the most vulnerable members of our society.
5 August 2022 — Guidance
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