Tag Archives: hm courts

Who holds our courts data? FoIs reveal HM Courts’ exclusive contracts

Courts data is public, right? Well no, not quite. Hearings and judgments might be public, but information about them can be difficult to access. The HM Courts and Tribunals service does publish daily case listings for many courts here, on … Continue reading

Posted in courts, data, freedom of information | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Digital courts: ‘You Be the Judge’ online feature cost £56k; plans for reporting restrictions database shelved

A Criminal Justice System website that presents video scenarios based on real court cases cost £56,403.60 (excl. VAT) to build, while plans for a central media database of reporting restrictions have been abandoned, Freedom of Information requests have shown. The … Continue reading

Posted in courts, digital open justice, press freedom, reporting restrictions | Tagged , , | 8 Comments