On Tuesday 23 June the Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland QC indicated that legislation could be passed that would allow trial without a jury in England and Wales.
Civil litigation rule-makers have passed temporary reforms (in effect until October 2020) to ease pressure on litigators struggling to meet deadlines and court orders due to the coronavirus pandemic having heeded the warnings of practitioners. The amendments will allow general time extensions and help litigators fulfil procedural obligations where they are unable to meet clients.
17 years after being found guilty of cheating their way to the £1m prize on TV quiz show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, ex-army major Charles Ingram and his wife Diana are seeking to appeal their conviction. ITV’s three-part drama, Quiz, tells a dramatised version of their story.