Disclosure by Summary First Year Report of the Pilot Scheme in Newcastle


This c.1983 report details a pilot scheme based in the Newcastle Division of the Northumbria Police. It examined the practicalities and costs of various methods of providing advance disclosure of prosecution and for assessing their affects on elections for jury trial, rates of guilty pleas, waiting times and related issues. It provides for disclosure to a defence solicitor, upon request, of a written summary of the evidence against the defendant, together with information about the defendant's prior convictions and a copy of any voluntary statement made by him to the police.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

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