The Justice Papers

The Justice Papers

Published in November 2018 for Justice Week, The Justice Papers are pen portraits of a system in crisis. Some are written by practicing barristers, others by people working with charities. They describe first-hand what the justice system looks like at the sharp-end of the cuts.

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Written by front-line professionals for Justice Week, The Justice Papers, give first-hand insight into: 

  • Why our justice system is putting families at risk of separation

  • What it looks like when someone has a panic attack in court

  • How victims of crime are poorly served by the criminal justice system

  • When families are evicted from homes because of a lack of early advice

  • DIY lawyers in criminal courts, and

  • Mental health and the impact of cuts on the vulnerable