Volume will be principal practitioner text in all criminal courts, replacing Archbold.
Crown Prosecution Service says it has agreed to settle Conrad Jones’s civil claim without admission of liability.
Dean Marcus Jones, 37, is expected to stand trial next March.
Number has risen 13% since 2010, but requests have more than doubled – suggesting judges ‘generally get sentencing right’.
Equality and Human Rights Commission says government must establish a coordinated race strategy.
London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association says black defendants can often expect ‘white judges and an all-white courtroom’.
HM chief inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service says the system is straightforward but carrying out disclosure is causing difficulties.
Guide will help practitioners advise clients where disclosure by prosecution is inadequate or late.