Tier 4 and the criminal courts: Business as usual

22 Dec 2020

Grace Cowell writes for The Justice Gap

On Saturday afternoon, without any forewarning, the Government placed London and parts of the East and South East into more stringent lockdown measures. Everybody in these Tier 4 regions must stay at home. Everybody except users of the criminal courts in England and Wales. Despite the sharp rise of COVID-19 cases in these areas, most courts are operating a ‘business as usual’ approach.

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