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Access to Justice for Vulnerable People - The Criminal Bar Association


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Friday 2nd June 2017 – Saturday 3rd June 2017

TAG Second International Conference

Friday 2 and Saturday 3 June 2017 - The Law Society, London

This conference will address the very real issues surrounding access to justice, and the removal of barriers to ensure the effective participation of vulnerable people in the justice system. It aims to facilitate the exchange of perspectives, ideas and strategies between jurisdictions and disciplines.

Presentations and workshop sessions will include:


  • Definitions of and/or identifying vulnerability
  • Young Defendants, suspects and witnesses
  • Interpreters and/or cultural vulnerability
  • The role of Intermediaries
  • Mental health, learning difficulty and Autism
  • Perceptions of vulnerability
  • Liaison and Diversion
  • Problem solving courts
  • Legal rights and responsibilities 
  • International Case Studies & Comparisons


The conference is aimed at all legal professionals, policy makers, advocates, health and social care professionals at all stages and aspects of the legal process, as well as academics whose interest lies in these areas.

To register your interest and for further details please visit 

or contact Linda Hunting Tel: 02078220765


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