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HMCTS: Public prefers remote hearings but professionals see declining respect

14th December 2021

Public users of the courts generally prefer remote to in-person hearings, but they have led to declining levels of respect, formality and concentration, according to government research.

The report from HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) also found lawyers significantly keener than judges on retaining remote hearings after the pandemic passes.

Read the full article here: Legal Futures

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