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16 results for: criminal law and appeals
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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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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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James Wood QC discusses recent sentence appeals on minimum terms in discretionary life sentences. He 

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1. Fichardo [2020] EWCA Crim 667 is the latest in a long line of authorities addressing the criteria for leave to cross-examine a witness...

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Recent weeks have seen a concerning trend of police overreach and casual criminalisation, often of young or other potentially vulnerable...

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Last week, the National Crime Agency deployed account freezing orders to secure £190 million held in the UK.  Malik Riaz, a property...

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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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Today Parliament published The Export Control (Amendment) Order 2019 (SI No.989 of 2019), which will implement the most recent EU...

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If Chinese students, feel that they are being targeted by the National Crime Agency (NCA), they are right.  In a recent day of...