A Leaked Report Says Moving Justice Online Could Lead To Innocent People Pleading Guilty
Exclusive: The Magistrates Association says court reform proposals present “a very real risk of unfair or disproportionate outcomes for the most vulnerable people in our courts”.
Ministry Of Justice Staff Called A BuzzFeed Journalist “Crazy” And A “Bitch” After She Published A Leaked Report
A senior lawyer said heavily redacted internal MoJ messages obtained by BuzzFeed News showed staff were “deliberately frustrating legitimate journalistic inquiry”.
Judges Warn Video Hearings Could Lead To Witnesses Being Coached Off Camera And Footage Appearing On YouTube
Exclusive: A leaked report seen by BuzzFeed News reveals district judges warned of the risk of "the likes of Tommy Robinson" posting videos or broadcasting live on social media.
This Leaked Document Shows Judges Are Furious About The State Of The Courts
Exclusive: “The reality is that there has been ... a haemorrhaging of experienced staff, a serious decline in staff and judicial morale, delays in all aspects of process and court systems that are even more broken.”
This Woman Was The Victim Of An Elaborate Visa Fraud But The Home Office Is Not Giving Her Another Chance
Exclusive: More than 40 people thought they had been found executive jobs with visas attached by Amita Solutions. Instead they lost thousands of pounds and their chance of legal status in Britain.
This Couple Are Finally Together In Britain After The Home Office U-Turned On A Decision To Refuse A Visa
"It's absolutely the best Christmas present."
This Man Finally Has Asylum And Can Go To University After A Home Office U-Turn
“I’m free now; I can get a job, I can study. I still can’t believe it. I woke up this morning thinking, is this real?”
This Former Judge Has Condemned The Government For Leaving People In Court With No Lawyer
Exclusive: Sir James Munby, former president of the family court, said there is “a very real concern” about the state of justice.
This Is How Universal Credit Could Cost Women Fleeing Domestic Violence Money
Exclusive: Ministers have been warned that women fleeing abusive partners could see a sudden cut in their benefits because new transitional protections stop if a relationship ends.
Family Lawyers Are Turning Away Thousands Of People In Child Access Battles Thanks To Legal Aid Cuts
Exclusive: New research seen by BuzzFeed News shows that the number of people being turned away by family lawyers has risen fourfold since 2014.
The Home Office Said This Gay Couple Weren’t In A Long-Term Relationship Because Their Utility Bills Were In Only One Name
“Honestly, how many people when they find their soulmate ring up the utility companies saying, ‘Hello, Mr Water Company, I’ve got great news. I’m in a relationship!’”
Their Relatives Were Crushed To Death At Work. Now These Families Are Having To Crowdfund For Justice.
Five men were killed by a wall collapsing at Hawkeswood Metal plant in Birmingham. Their families were expected to represent themselves at the inquest despite not speaking any English.
People Taking The Government To Court Were Denied Legal Aid After Whitehall Officials Were Briefed On Their Cases
Exclusive: Internal emails seen by BuzzFeed News show officials in ministers’ private offices discussed legal aid applications with supposedly independent decision-makers before they were rejected.
A Cardiac Expert And A Nurse Who Were Facing Deportation Have Been Given Visas
“I was gobsmacked. I couldn’t say any words. ... I’m still upset with the government, but I love Britain.”
Skilled Migrants Say The Government's New Immigration Plan Won’t Work If The Hostile Environment Continues
“Why can’t we have a human approach to immigration? Do British people not make small common mistakes?”
A Cardiac Expert And A Nurse Needed By The NHS Are Facing Deportation Because Of An "Innocent Mistake"
Paul Ermitano, a “highly respected” cardiac physiologist who was recruited from the Philippines because of NHS staff shortages, and his wife, Jamila, a nurse, are facing deportation because they briefly accepted child benefit for their son.
A Criminal Investigation Into The Ministry Of Justice Has Been Dropped And Legal Experts Are Not Happy
"There are still questions to answer about why and how the Ministry of Justice suppressed this document."
A Father Was Arrested And Pinned To The Ground Naked In A Home Office Raid After A Bad DVLA Tip-Off
Tapiwa Matukutire, who was living in the UK legally with his British wife and child when his home was raided, was pinned down and handcuffed while his toddler was left unattended.
This Man Says He Can't Go To University Because The Home Office Ignored Its Own Rules
Amin Khoshkhoo, 20, did not get asylum with the rest of his family and has just two weeks left to take up a place to study medical sciences and pharmacology at Coventry University.