Go to trial: crash the criminal justice system

In the aftermath of the England riots last summer, there was a great deal of punitive action, but not necessarily a whole lot of justice. There were 24 hour courts delivering rushed justice and almost automatic remands into custody; young people who merely put...

Attack on criminal legal aid is a ‘cops charter’

In what appears to be a ‘cops charter’, government measures currently going through parliament will end the automatic right of working people to see a solicitor if they are arrested. The changes will mean access to a lawyer whilst in custody can be ‘means tested’....

No justice for the Cardiff 3

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) incompetence or collusion allows corrupt cops to walk free. After five months of a trial costing ‘tens of millions of pounds’, eight police officers accused of perverting the course of justice have been able to simply walk away from...

Kettling the Powers of the Police

Kettling the Powers of the Police is a new campaign, aiming to take on ‘the worst of the worst’ of police powers and practices. The campaign is an initiative developed by the Network for Police Monitoring in collaboration with a range of other protest, community and...