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Starting to get the research out there…

Posted on 7 June 2019 by Daniel Newman

We have been steadily analysing the interviews and have found many interesting themes appear. We have also been active in trying to get some of our early results out to a variety of audiences. We submitted evidence to the Commission on Justice in Wales. Within this submission we have detailed some of the themes impacting
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A little update…

Posted on 9 April 2019 by Daniel Newman

The project has been going well, and we have been busy doing interviews and giving the first papers from the research. As we finish off our fieldwork over the next few weeks and get ready to begin our analysis, we thought we would give a little update. We have reached 58 interviews (and will have
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Fieldwork and more…

Posted on 25 February 2019 by Daniel Newman

The few months have again been productive. Both Roxanna and Dan submitted evidence to Transform Justice’s roundtable on the quality of criminal defence; Dan’s work on access to justice (Legal Aid Lawyers and the Quest for Justice) has been cited in the draft report. Roxanna also attended the Independent Office for Police Conduct’s (IOPC) roundtable
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Legal Aid Cuts and the Criminal Profession

Posted on 3 December 2018 by Daniel Newman

The last month has been rather productive for us; we have interviewed a few solicitors and one police officer. Some interviews had to be postponed owing to work commitments; in an era of underfunding, lawyers (i.e. solicitors and barristers) are hard-pressed to find time in their diaries to juggle the commitments of defending clients, never
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