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New criminal justice procedures

Title
New criminal justice procedures
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
18 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:01:59
Description
Home Secretary, Michael Howard, speaks about the introduction of new procedures in the criminal justice system that are intended to eradicate underhand tactics from defence lawyers and streamline the whole process. They have been met with protests from lawyers and human rights activists but been welcomed by police. Report by Brian Ging.
Contributors
Michael Howard; Brian Ging
Keywords
Human rights; Legal procedure; Government; Law; Conservative Party; Courts; Legal systems; Criminal justice system; Lawyers

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