Dr. Tom Smith gives evidence to the Justice Parliamentary Select Committee

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Dr. Tom Smith submitted written evidence to the Justice Parliamentary Select Committee on March 31st, regarding their inquiry into issues with criminal disclosure.

His submission drew on research he conducted with Emeritus Professor Ed Cape regarding pre-trial detention in England and Wales (link below):

http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28291

In his submission, he argues that evidence from the research suggested defence lawyers have significant issues accessing full and timely disclosure prior to bail hearings in criminal courts. The evidence has now been published, and is accessible here:

http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/justice-committee/disclosure-of-evidence-in-criminal-cases/written/80714.html

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