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12 results for: criminal law
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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 

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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...

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In this article James Wood QC considers some of the policy reasons which apparently lie behind an increasing willingness  in the...

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Crime and punishment are common fodder for British newspapers. Offences of violence, sex, and dishonesty are the usual (and depressing)...

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The Ministry of Justice recently updated its guidance for UK nationals who are serving sentences in prisons overseas, and who may wish to...

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Last week, the Court of Appeal held that reliance on the evidence gathered by an internet vigilante group did not amount to an abuse of...