Helen’s Law would see a change in parole terms that would mean murderers must reveal the whereabouts of a victim’s body before being considered for parole.
If you get arrested abroad then recent high-profile cases have shown just how important it is to seek appropriate legal representation.
As well as legal representation, all defendants have the right to an interpreter to fully understand what is being said in court. Here we look at a defendant’s right to have an interpreter.
Here we look at pre-sentence reports – what are they? why are they done? and how can they aid the defence in putting forward significant mitigating factors.
Find out when disqualification from keeping animals can be handed out by the courts under a Section 34 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006. We also look at what scope there is – and ask, can it be avoided?