Criminal Law Articles
As one of the North West’s leading Criminal Solicitors, this section has all the useful articles we have collated which relate to criminal law. In this section you will find out about new laws, amendments to existing laws and precedents set – as well as opinion and lot’s of great advice from our award-winning crime team.
Here we look at the implications and effectiveness of Release Under Investigation (RUI) as opposed to police bail.
This article looks a case of neglect by a carer where the defendant, diagnosed with autism, was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter.
Here we look at a recent case of Jordan Atkinson who was convicted of intentionally assisting offences and why these cases can be complicated.
Here’s a recent case looking at the complexity of a local authority confiscation order on a multiple occupancy property.
Under the Modern Slavery Act – if someone is compelled to commit crimes they otherwise wouldn’t there is evidential burden on them to provide evidence. Here’s one such case.
A life sentence rarely means a “whole life” sentence – so just how does a life sentence work – here we look at how a couple of recent “life sentence” cases.
Here we look at the verdict of manslaughter in the PC Harper case following an intervention by the Attorney General and the response from the Court of Appeal
There are 8 new guidelines for firearms offence sentencing coming into force from 1st January 2021. Here they are in more detail.
One of the many impacts of Covid-19 on the legal profession is the custody time limits. Here we take at a look at some of the current issues.
Did you know that e-scooters are classed as a motor vehicle. We look at where they can’t be used and that it could lead to prosecution…