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Criminal Bar Association warns that justice system is under threat from "tsunami of sex cases"

15 th May 2017

Leaders of the Criminal Bar Association have warned that without investment in the justice system by the next government, and the reversal of legal aid cuts of more than 30% since 2007, it will be unable to deal with the "deluge" of sex cases that occupy 50% of the time in some courts.

Frances Gibb

Times, 13 May 2017, 4


Subject: Criminal law, Legal advice and funding

Keywords: Child sex offences; Courts; Criminal Bar Association; Criminal legal aid