As the unprecedented situation on COVID-19 changes we will be making available any and all relevant information which will include updates from the Ministry of Justice and other sources.
Updates from MOJ - The below information is provided to IFJ from the Ministry of Justice and has been put in date order as the unprecedented situation on COVID-19 changes daily. Click the dates below to view each the updates.
Intermediary Discussion - This section provides relevant documents and news updates that have been collated and created by our IfJ members. We have sorted this into different categories of subject.
Other relevant news - The following below information in this category is relevant news and updates from other sources that may be useful to IFJ members and the wider community obtained from social media and other news outlets.
- Longer criminal trials in England and Wales to be delayed due to Covid-19 18/03/20
- Update from the Chair of the Bar: Attending court following the Prime Minister's latest announcement 24/03/20
- Remote Courts 27/03/20
- COVID-19: a protocol to assist solicitors who are working remotely and advising suspects in relation topolice interviews | COVID-19 | Garden Court Chambers | Leading Barristers located in London, UK 01/04/20
- COVID-19: a protocol to assist solicitors who are working remotely and advising suspects in relation topolice interviews | COVID-19 | Garden Court Chambers | Leading Barristers located in London, UK
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): courts and tribunals planning and preparation-GOV.UK 03/04/20
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing social distancing in education and childcare settings 07.04.20
- How to use ZOOM
- How to join telephone and video hearings during coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 18.04.20
- Two-week rapid consultation on remote hearings inthe Family Court launched | Courts andTribunals Judiciary 18.04.20
- Trial by skype : uncharted waters-Transform Justice 18.04.20
- HMCTS daily operational summary on courts and tribunals during coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak GOV. UK 18.04.20
- Coronavirus and the dangers of providing police station legal advice in England and Wales-DrVicky Kemp 18.04.20
- Covid-19, the UK’s Coronavirus Act and emergency ‘remote’ court hearings: what does it mean for open justice? - Dr Judith Townend - Information Law & Policy Centre
- Fully remote jury test a ‘success for open justice’, Law Gazette.
- HMCTS daily operational summary on courts and tribunals during coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
- HMCTS Weekly update 27th April 2020
- Applications to adjourn civil and family hearings because of coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Changes to court and tribunal hearings during the coronavirus outbreaak
- Courts and tribunals data on audio and video technology use during coronavirus outbreak
- New video technology to conduct remote criminal hearings, News, Law Gazette
- News - SAHCA
- The Virtual Workspace: 50 Tips for Effective Video Conferencing.
- President of the Family Division welcomes Nuffield report into effectiveness of remote hearings during COVID-19
- Jury trials to resume this month | Courts and Tribunals Judiciary May 2020
- Update from Chair of the Bar: Resumption of jury trials
- How to Run Accessible Online Meetings for disabled people working and studying from home | AbilityNet
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) and prisons
- Guidance for first responders and others in close contact with symptomatic people with potential COVID-19