Jon Robins

Jon is a journalist and has written about the law and justice for the national papers and specialist press for more than 15 years. Jon is a visiting journalism lecturer at Winchester University, a visiting senior fellow in access to justice at the University of Lincoln and patron of Hackney Community Law Centre. He has won the Bar Council’s legal reporter of the year award twice (2015 and 2005). Jon is editor and co-founder of LegalVoice

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JusticeWatch: ‘A searing injustice’

Posted by - 11th October 2018
A searing injustice It was unacceptable that bereaved families were ‘forced to crowdfund’ and to ‘rely on the generosity of others’ while state parties had unlimited access to the best lawyers paid…
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JusticeWatch: ‘Dodging the difficult questions’

Posted by - 5th October 2018
Political interference BuzzFeed News reported that three politically sensitive cases challenging the government were refused legal aid after the MoJ became aware of the application including the successful attempt to overturn Chris Grayling’s notorious book ban. Decisions about…
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JusticeWatch: Routes to justice

Posted by - 7th September 2018
Routes to justice Academics from Liverpool University interviewed over 100 people from the city facing problems social welfare law problems in a report published by the Equality and Human Rights…
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