Pop-up courts needed to help create more flexible justice system – report

“Pop-up” courts with easily transportable judicial stage sets, remote video screens and online access are needed to develop a more flexible justice system, according to a leading legal thinktank.

Although successive waves of court closures have been triggered by austerity cutbacks, the organisation Justice says the disruption provides an opportunity to forge a more digitally focused approach.

Cuts to legal aid have produced a steep rise in the number of litigants in person, particularly in the civil and family courts, reinforcing the need for user-friendly procedures that are no longer entirely reliant on expensive legal experts.

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