Lexicon provides consultancy, research and training services to public and private organisations working in the justice system. It undertakes projects in criminal, civil and family jurisdictions and its clients include government departments, professional bodies, major charities and leading companies. Lexicon … Read More
Here are the Lexicon toolkits To download all the toolkits in a single PDF file (5.6 MB), click here The latest guidance (November 2017) developed for the Judicial College describing examples of flexibility agreed by the courts in respect of … Read More
INTERMEDIARIES are specialists who can be appointed by the court to assist communication with a vulnerable witness. In criminal proceedings, they can assist at police interview, trial or both. Intermediaries are officers of the court and do not act on … Read More
Measuring up? Evaluating implementation of Government commitments to young witnesses in criminal proceedings is the report of a major study on young witnesses by Lexicon for the Nuffield Foundation and the NSPCC. Follow the links below to read: The full … Read More
Lexicon provides training to practitioners on all aspects of the operation of justice systems. It has trained the judiciary of more than 30 countries. For many years, Richard Woolfson and Joyce Plotnikoff have acted as Directors of Studies for courses … Read More
Lexicon has undertaken projects relating to the following aspects of the legal system (click an item in the list for more details): Witness & defendant projects Training Judicial administration & case management Evaluating legislation Applications of technology Legal services Guidance … Read More
“In the blink of an eye” By Joyce Plotnikoff and Clare Park – article starts on page 4.
Examples of flexibility (November 2017) in respect of vulnerable witnesses and defendants Described by the Judicial College course director as ‘an important feature of the course material‘