Solicitor Rubin Italia discusses the current court backlog and issues facing the criminal justice system, in Law360.
Rubin’s comments were published in Law360, 27 April 2023, and can be read here.
“During the cold snap over the winter period, the heating in a number of courts stopped working. One of my cases the court in Leeds closed as they could not repair the problem in time. Other courts within London that I attended had hired large-scale heaters to resolve the issue.
“In theory, [Common Platform] contains all the details of each case so all stakeholders — lawyers for prosecution and defence, as well as the court — can access it. However, in my experience, more often than not when the exact identifier is used, no information is forthcoming.”
21 Sep 2023