General News Articles
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A review of liability for corporate criminal offences is to be undertaken by the Law Commission – we look at the main focus points of the review.
A review of sentencing guidelines for burglary offences has opened this month. We take a look at what the proposals will mean.
Holocaust Denial isn’t an offence in it’s own right in the UK, but it can become an offence under the Malicious Communications Act 1988…
Stalking Protection Orders were introduced in 2020 and a recent high-profile case has highlighted it’s use in relation to a stalking offence.
The latest Hillsborough Prosecutions Case collapsed against 3 men charged with perverting the course of justice. We look at why it collapsed.
There are new sentencing guidelines for assault offences including assault on emergency workers following a recent increase in such cases.
Harbouring an escapee is a serious offence which can carry a maximum prison sentence of 10 years. Here we look at the offence in more detail.
We look at the offence of coercive and controlling behaviour. What constitutes the offence and what is the typical sentence?
Revised sentencing guidelines for child sex offences have been produced to reflect recent Court of Appeal judgments. So what are the proposed changes?
Sexual Harm Protection Orders (SHPO) help protect the public from serious sexual offenders upon release but are there grounds for appeal?