Financial Crime Financial Crime

UK court backlog may call for government intervention, says top judge

By Martin Coyle
  • 13 May 2020 07:02
  • 13 May 2020 07:02

The UK government might have to intervene and change the law to ensure that the backlog of criminal trials brought about by the Covid-19 crisis doesn’t keep growing in coming months, the country’s most senior judge said today.

Giving evidence to UK lawmakers, Ian Burnett, the Lord Chief Justice, said the

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