Extremely well written and highlights the issues of the change in rules by the DoJ. This is a huge step for due process and democracy. Would advise people to sign the petition at the bottom of the article if you value your freedom.
This post is one of a series that seeks to dispel the myth that everyone who ends up in court is a scumbag criminal. It is another example of how easy it is for good guys to end up in court. It is another case that illustrates why everyone should be entitled to independent, quality, legal representation and the chance to go to trial and clear their name.
At the moment your rights are under threat from proposals in the MOJ consultation paper Transforming legal aid. I hope that reading this post will help you understand what these proposals will mean for our justice system. I hope that once you understand you will want to sign the Save UK Justice petition to have these proposals debated in parliament.
NB this is a true story. Certain details that don’t relate to the factual and legal process have been changed…
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