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Legal system rallies against virtual hearings despite record backlog

As the court backlogs reaches a record high, magistrates and lawyers have warned they won't back a jump to video justice.

Under watch: legal leaders say they won't rush to use video justice systems

Under watch: legal leaders say they won't rush to use video justice systems

Date - 13th April 2021
By - Chris Smith
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Leading figures in the justice system have warned ministers and forces they will not rush to use video technology in a bid to beat the court backlog. The warning followed the release of official data showing the court backlog increased 47% since...
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