Breakthrough idea of a judge-led inquiry system to break the logjam of The Past

At last the judiciary has come forward with a creative approach to dealing with the past.  A debate  should begin  urgently on how to adopt it  in the Hart talks and beyond. The Lord Chef Justice sir Declan Morgan has suggested  that  legacy cases should be taken out of the inquest system” to be dealt with in “a time-bound inquiry“. It would  be similar to the powers and procedures  of the Historical Abuses Inquiry . He made his suggestions when …

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Tweeting in court (with permission) in England and Wales only for now

Victory to Tweeters! The UK’s Lord Chief Justice has ruled in my favour to tweet in court! Assembly committees please take note. – @EamonnMallie While the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales yesterday issued interim guidance to clarify that “an application, whether formally or informally made [to a judge] can be made by an individual in court to activate and use a mobile phone, small laptop or similar piece of equipment, solely in order to make live, text-based communications …

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