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Coalition proposals to increase court fees are "pricing people out of justice", a Liberal Democrat backbencher has warned.
Jurors could face tighter restrictions on their behaviour under proposed changes to contempt of court laws published today.
The prime minister is using the rhetoric of war to justify rolling back a fundamental part of Britain's constitution.
Further child abuse allegations could prompt a "potentially huge" wave of compensation claims, a family law solicitor has warned.
Men convicted of having consensual gay sex can now have their offences quashed, under a new law designed to clear up historic injustices
An arcane law protecting judges from criticism could be scrapped after legal experts raised concerns it was incompatible with people's right to free speech.
Professional interpreters will not work under slavery conditions, subsidising the criminal justice system and being forced to sit unaccredited tests well below standard.
The lack of qualified legal interpreters is creating miscarriages of justice, according to legal interpreter campaign group Interpreters for Justice (IFJ).
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Campaigners are celebrating a "phenomenal victory" after a 12-month effort to save the chief coroner post finally paid off.
A key plank of Ken Clarke's justice reforms is being dropped, in the latest coalition U-turn.
The government could intervene in the ongoing Twitter debate by bringing contempt of court proceedings against users.
The supreme court's interventions in Scottish law on human rights issues are to be challenged by the Scottish National party (SNP).
A legal bid to uncover a whistleblower has seen Twitter give up details of five UK users, according to a report.
A high court judge has lifted part of a superinjunction against former RBS boss Sir Fred Goodwin, after a peer revealed his name in the Lords.
Government officials have reached a "stalemate" with campaigners over reform of the coroners' system, politics.co.uk has learned.
Nick Clegg has said he is 'leading by example' after selling his Sheffield home and returning the profit of £38,750 to the taxpayer.
Peace campaigner Brian Haw has lost his campaign against eviction from the grassy area of Parliament Square.
A poll that showed Yes to AV surging ahead in the referendum battle has prompted bitter infighting.
The Bribery Act will clampdown on corruption without being 'burdensome' to business, the government has said.
The government will legislate to shake up the civil justice system in England and Wales, Kenneth Clarke has announced.
'Expert' witnesses in trials should be subject to a reliability test, the law commission has recommended.
All health and safety laws in the UK will be subject to a review, in a government bid to cut back 'red tape'.