Civil justice system - pandemic response: research findings

Findings from research exploring the impacts of remote hearings and other measures introduced or expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic on Scotland’s civil justice system.


First and foremost, we would like to thank all those who generously gave up their time to speak to us or who took part in the survey for this research. Second, we would like to thank the Research Advisory Group for their sage advice and support throughout the study. Particular thanks are also due to SCTS, the Lord President, and the Presidents of the HEC and MHTS for enabling us to conduct the research and to hear from members of SCTS staff and the judiciary.

Responsibility for this report lies solely with the authors.

Rachel Ormston, Nicole Busby, Jane Mair, Dot Reid, Alice Diaz, Cat Millar.



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