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Professionally embarrassed? The circumstances in which criminal barristers may return instructions to appear at trial have become clearer...
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Sir, One of the earliest 'war crimes' trials of the Second World War took place in the liberated Ukrainian city of Kharkiv in December,...
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The Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) recently handed down judgment on 6 April 2022 in the case of R (K) v London Borough...
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Almost two months have passed since the Supreme Court’s judgment in ZXC v Bloomberg LP [2022] UKSC 5, [2022] 2 WLR 424.  The Supreme...
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The High Court has handed down the long awaited judgment in R (L, M, P) v Devon CC [2022] EWHC 493 (Admin). The case concerned the...
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My piece in City AM 8th March on the relevance of international law to address the conflict in Ukraine, and the risks we take when we...
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Strategic lawsuits against publication participation, or “SLAPPs” are a form of litigation used to censor and intimidate critics, usually...
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The Court of Appeal has dismissed the Home Secretary’s appeal in Akinsanya, confirming that she misinterpreted UK law when setting the...
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Hayden J has today issued new guidance on judicial visits to P, supplementing that of Charles J in 2016.  You can read the new guidance...
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This piece considers two recent decisions – one by the Court of Appeal (“CA”): D4 v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2022]...
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Welcome to the February 2022 edition of the DSC Criminal Appeals Bulletin.The Bulletin is aimed at assisting those involved in appellate...
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Following the decision of the Supreme Court in CN v Poole Borough Council [2019] UKSC 25, [2020] AC 780, and the narrowing of the...