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.
The Joint Combatting Drugs Unit has been set up following an independent report into drugs misuse. We look at the reports findings and plans to tackle the issues.
Live facial recognition technology can provide vital evidence, but it’s use has also come under scrutiny. He we look at what it is and how it can be used.
The Cyber Blue Line Report is looking at how cyber crime can be tackled more effectively in an ever-evolving and complex world.
Recent studies into sentencing and ethnicity highlight differences in both percentage of those in the CJS and sentencing lengths. Read more…
Changes to the way legal agencies can deal with illegal entry to a country by a small boat are being made to provide greater consistency. We look at the changes.
Dalian Atkinson’s death in 2016 has lead to a police officer being sentenced for manslaughter. We look at the details surrounding the case.
There are new sentencing guidelines for modern slavery offences. Here we look at what they are and why they’ve been introduced.
From the 29th June this year – new offences relating to sharing indecent images came into effect. We look at the implications.
More details about the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill have been announced. We look at the main points and implications.
Southern Water have received a record £90m fine for a series of offences described as “shocking and wholesale disregard” for the environment.