The special measures available and how to obtain them
Special Measures are available for all witnesses, not just prosecution ones. There are also provisions for defendants who are vulnerable so that they can participate at trial on equal terms to others involved.
During this bite-size webinar solicitor-advocate and part-time deputy district judge Olwen Davies will examine the statute and procedural rules concerning special measures and recent case law relating to their use.
In addition, consideration will be given to the following:
Regardless of whether you prosecute or defend, this session is essential for all criminal advocates and will ensure that you are familiar with the special measures on offer to your side and how you can obtain such measures.
For those wishing to consolidate their knowledge regarding special measures, an optional problem-scenario is included and should be attempted once the webinar has been viewed in full.
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