Ministry of Justice opposition to vulnerable defendants benefiting from its own ‘Registered Intermediary’ scheme ruled unfair
Death of Kesia Leatherbarrow is third suicide in three years linked to failures to treat 17 year olds in police station as children
High Court decision could deter child victims and witnesses, and impede rehabilitation of young offenders.
Poems by Josh Solnick and Francesca Beard mark this important day.
In a landmark judgement, the High Court today ruled that treating 17-year-olds at the police station in the same way as adults is unlawful.
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