It is truly sad to know that things like still happen. A woman by the name of Alexandra Wilson who is a barrister in the UK recently spoke out about her frustrating experience within walking into the courts.
What is a barrister: "A barrister is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions. Barristers mostly specialiseA barrister is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions. Barristers mostly specialize in courtroom advocacy and litigation. Their tasks include taking cases in superior courts and tribunals, drafting legal pleadings, researching the philosophy, hypothesis and history of law, and giving expert legal opinions."
Wilson says, that she was prevented multiple times from walking into the courts because people thought she was a defendant.
Since Wilson speaking out CEO of HMCTS, has personally responded to Wilson and apologized on behalf of the courts.