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    A short report on the quality of legal representation in the youth justice system

    Hunter, Gillian and Campbell, Nicola (2023) A short report on the quality of legal representation in the youth justice system. Project Report. Institute for Crime and Justice Policy Research. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The report presents key findings from research conducted by ICPR, Birkbeck in partnership with Youth Justice Legal Centre at Just for Kids Law. An online survey with criminal defence solicitors and in-depth interviews with youth court magistrates and youth justice staff, explored the knowledge, skills and attributes required of defence solicitors who advise children at the police station and represent them in court. The research highlights the importance of encouraging legal specialism for working in the youth justice system and quality assuring training and competencies.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Youth Justice System, legal advice and representation, criminal defence solicitors, training
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Crime & Justice Policy Research, Institute for
    Depositing User: Gill Hunter
    Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2023 10:05
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:20
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/50793

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