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Experts discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the courts

01 June 2020

The Constitution Committee will hold its second evidence session on the challenges that Covid-19 presents for our courts, the justice system and the effectiveness of virtual proceedings.

Witnesses

Wednesday 3 June at 10.00am

  • Richard Susskind, President, Society for Computers and Law 
  • Hazel Genn, Professor, University College London

Possible questions:

  • How effectively have courts and tribunals responded to the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • How effective are virtual court and tribunal proceedings?
  • What are the implications of virtual proceedings for media and public?
  • What legal, procedural and resource changes are needed if we move to more virtual court and tribunal hearings long-term?

Further information

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