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UK Criminal Courts Face Disruption as Barristers Strike for Second Week

Criminal defence barristers gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Monday, July 4.

Criminal defence barristers gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Monday, July 4.

Photographer: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

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Barristers have accused the Government of "refusing" to negotiate as strikes continue at criminal courts around the country for a second week.