Legal Aid and Judicial Review Reports & Resources

Looking for details of how changes to legal aid and Judicial Review will impact on children and young people? Download our reports and briefings here.


Children's rights and access to justice - a JustRights briefing setting out the impact of cuts to legal aid and judicial review on children's rights, October 2016

Written evidence to Bach Commission on Access to Justice - detailed evidence on the current state of children and young people's access to justice and what we think needs to be done to improve it, April 2016


Justice for the young: a snapshot - our summary of new data released by the Ministry of Justice on legal aid for children and young people, February 2015

2014 Judicial Review resources

Read our briefing on the Government's proposals in Part 4 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to make it harder for charities to bring Judicial Reviews in the public interest

JustRights' briefing for House of Lords on impact of Judicial Review proposals on children and young people, October 2014


2013 'Transforming Legal Aid' resources  

These resources are related to our campaign to protect children and young people from the cuts to civil and criminal legal aid proposed by the Government in its 'Transforming Legal Aid' consultation paper

JustRights' written submission to Joint Committee on Human Rights' inquiry into legal aid, September 2013

Briefing for Lib Dem MPs on child protection implications of legal aid changes, September 2013

JustRights' latest briefing for MPs and Peers detailing the impact of the proposals on children and young people, updated September 2013

Speech in House of Lords by Baroness Howe, wife of Thatcher's Chancellor, denouncing the legal aid proposals and explaining why young people need to be protected, 11 July 2013

JustRights' written response to the Ministry of Justice's controversial 'Transforming Legal Aid' consultation, June 2013


2011-12 LASPO resources

These resources are related to our campaign against the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill (now the LASPO Act 2012), which contained sweeping cuts to civil legal aid which came into force in April 2013

The Impact of LASPO on Children & Young People - briefing by JustRights, April 2013

Not Seen And Not Heard: how children and young people will lose out from cuts to civil legal aid - a joint report by JustRights and Sound Off For Justice, September 2011

Official data on legal aid for children and young people - compiled by JustRights, October 2011

Roundtable report - report of a JustRights policy event in House of Commons, July 2011

JustRights' response to Legal Aid Green Paper, 2011




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Monday, July 15, 2013