If anyone has experienced any court in the UK, documents may go missing and LIPs are plagued with many problems. Leeds Magistrate Court is facing the media's scrutiny. The full article can be read in the Yorkshire Evening Post.
" A damning report into Leeds magistrates courts has painted a picture of years of chaos and mismanagement which has rocked the city's criminal justice system.
A total of 555 defendants had warrants for their arrest withdrawn by legal advisers – or clerks – as part of an agreement drawn up by the courts, Crown Prosecution Service and police.Some of the withdrawn warrants related to cases of indecent assault, actual bodily harm, assault, indecent exposure, wounding and robbery.Court officials were also "guessing" outcomes of court cases and creating "artificial" court registers after a failure to record the outcome of thousands of cases.The revelations has led to a review into whether records on offenders held by the Criminal Records Bureau have been "compromised" and a desperate attempt to track down those most serious cases which should have been placed on the Police National Computer.
Download the entire report from there.