A couple who led the charge to become civil partners rather than husband and wife are among thousands making history by entering into civil partnerships.
The Government is to legislate to give British judges new powers to overturn rulings of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) after Brexit, Downing Street has confirmed.
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A new crackdown on domestic abuse will force sheriffs to consider giving banning orders to everyone convicted of the crime.
Leader of agency launched to empty prisons calls for new ways to protect communities and transform lives
HELPING offenders build better lives will secure safer neighbour-hoods more effectively than jailing them for a few months at a time, according to the woman leading the Government’s drive for community justice.
WITNESSES could be sent text message alerts about delayed or cancelled trials in a bid to end the “stress and anxiety” placed on those giving evidence in court.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting to win a pardon for a woman jailed for witchcraft have turned to the new “Turing law” to clear her name.
Absent fathers who head overseas to escape paying child maintenance could be harder to pin down post-Brexit, the Scottish Justice Secretary has warned.
The Scottish Government has welcomed a "landmark ruling" by the country's highest civil court backing its plans to bring in minimum pricing for alcohol.