With the Festive Season upon us, many people are caught drink/drug driving the morning after a night of celebrating the festivities. Whether it’s the works do, or a drink at family/friends. Thinking you are ok to drive often catches drivers out…
Jet2 have recently brought forward a case of “contempt of court” against a couple of holidaymakers who complained about their holiday – but the evidence wasn’t used in court – so how is it possible to bring “contempt of court” proceedings against them?
in a response to tackling knife crime, the police, with the support of the Home Office, are making more use of stop & search powers but is it a good thing? Here we look at how it is being implemented – and is it being done fairly?
The topic of Diplomatic Immunity has been in the news this week. The UK Foreign Secretary is requesting the wife of a US diplomat be returned to the UK to face a criminal investigation into the death of a 19 year old here in the UK. She has claimed Diplomatic Immunity, and so far, the US Government has refused for the immunity to be waived. So what is Diplomatic Immunity – and how does it work?
The EU has published a report, ‘Rights in practice: access to a lawyer and procedural rights in criminal and European arrest warrant proceedings’, that details the extent to which fundamental human rights, in the context of criminal justice, are upheld across the EU. So what are your rights – and are they fully exercised?