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Checks needed on court video links to ensure "fairness", says MPs

The Justice Committee have said more evaluation of video link court appearance is needed to ensure defendants and witnesses are still getting a fair hearing in cases held virtually.

Checks needed on court video links to ensure

Date - 31st July 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Video links are being used in courts to carry out virtual hearings as part of efforts to clear the growing backlog of 500,000 criminal cases waiting to be heard after delays were exacerbated by the COVID-19 lockdown. But a report by the Justice...
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