General News Articles
Our General News section covers all the latest news, advice, changes in law and information you could need about criminal, motoring and sexual offence laws – as well as information about Morton’s Solicitors.
In our General News section there is invaluable advice and information – making it an all-encompassing resource – whilst illustrating why we lead the way!
The role of a judge in a jury trial is to be considered as more of a referee between the defence and the prosecution. Read more…
When several witnesses give exactly the same account of an incident there is, more often than not, reason to be cautious. Find out why…
The impact of Covid on the length of time children spend in custody is being reviewed in a bid to make it fairer and minimise unwarranted trauma.
The ownership and use of air weapons is limited by the law for the obvious reasons, and the law is under review.
We are proud to welcome Peter Malone who joins us as an Associate Solicitor-Advocate from a Cheshire firm. Peter holds Rights of Audience in the Higher Courts and will conduct work for Mortons Solicitors at both Magistrates & Crown Courts.
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.