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Court backlogs creeping up as barristers look at further action

Statistics released this week show that crown court backlogs have begun to increase since March.

Chair of the CBA , Jo Sidhu, addressing striking barristers

Chair of the CBA , Jo Sidhu, addressing striking barristers

Date - 12th August 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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The current number of open cases in the Crown Court stood at 59,973 in June, according to statistics released this week.  It means that case backlogs have increased each month since March, beginning to outline an emerging trend.  This is...
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