The Attorney General has launched a consultation assessing the impact of social media on criminal trials.
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill has passed second reading and will now proceed to committee stage. The Bar Council has produced a working paper outlining how Brexit is likely to affect the criminal justice system.
A juror who was deciding on a murder trial has been jailed for four months after he made forbidden internet searches during the case.
A study in 2010 found that 5% of jurors look on the internet for information about their case.
A 102-year-old man given a suspended sentence on Monday for sexually abusing a girl in the 1970s is thought to be the oldest person convicted of a crime in Britain, prosecutors said.
The Biometrics Commissioner, a role independent of government to review the retention and use of biometric data by the police, has issued a warning over the 19m facial images held on police databases.