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16 results for: criminal law
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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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Welcome to the January 2022 edition of the DSC Criminal Appeals Bulletin. The Bulletin is aimed at assisting those involved in appellate...
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On 5th January 2022, four Black Lives Matter protestors who admitted tearing down a statue of Edward Colston, were acquitted of criminal...
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On 29th December Ghislaine Maxwell’s five-week trial concluded and she was found guilty of five out of the six charges brought against...
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The policing of protests has come under increasing focus this year. Last week’s acquittal of XR protestors in Liverpool Magistrates’...
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Private criminal prosecutions, those brought in the criminal courts by corporate entities or individuals, have increased in recent years...
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In our March 2021 edition of the Criminal Appeals Bulletin, Katy Thorne QC asks: What is the Court of Appeal’s attitude when experts turn...
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The Court of Appeal continues to grapple with the difficult and nuanced questions that arise in the sentencing of people with mental...
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Many remand prisoners will have a considerable amount of time to ponder the evidence against them and conclude that some aspect of the...
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When a search operation takes place at commercial premises it can cause severe disruption. It is highly likely that computers, mobile...
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James Wood QC discusses recent sentence appeals on minimum terms in discretionary life sentences. He assesses the likely impact of the...
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James Wood QC reviews two recent Hong Kong judgments in which the Hong Kong High Court interpreted the Law of the Peoples Republic of...