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11 Mar 2021

Peter Binning quoted in Law360 on underfunded criminal courts

Partner Peter Binning has been quoted in Law36o, on the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the already-towering backlog of unheard cases in England’s criminal justice system and exposed the crumbling state of the country’s court infrastructure, which lawyers warn will have grave consequences for the administration of justice.

“The criminal justice system has been woefully underfunded and neglected. The physical fabric of the courts is literally falling apart and that is a major problem when you are dealing with a 50,000-case backlog with pandemic restrictions to handle as well,” said Peter Binning, a criminal defense attorney at Corker Binning.

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