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MPs debate second reading of fraud (trial without jury) bill
MPs debate plans for trial without jury

Controversial legislation proposing to abolish trial by jury in complex fraud cases will be debated for the first time in the Commons today. The fraud (trails without jury) bill would allow cases to be heard by a high court judge alone, in an effort to improve the way major fraud trials are carried out. Ministers… Read more »

Lord Falconer stands firm on controversial legal aid reforms
Legal aid reforms condemned

Opposition parties have condemned the government’s plans to shake up the legal aid system, warning they threaten to cut off services to the most vulnerable. The Conservatives said they were “deeply disappointed” with today’s proposals, which follow a three-month consultation, saying they risked putting hundreds of high-street solicitors out of business. And the Liberal Democrats… Read more »