Sexual Offence Articles
Morton’s Solicitors are one of the leading Sexually-related crime solicitors in the North West. In this section, you will find some useful articles offering advice, information and changes to laws.
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?
Ofsted have announced a review into sexual abuse in schools. Here we take a look at what the review will mean for those charged with offences.
Here we look at how research casts doubt on the interpretations of Ano-Genital findings that could compromise previous convictions.
If you ignore planning laws, the implications can be eye-watering. Here we look at 3 cases of why planning laws should be taken seriously.
With a reduction in rape prosecutions, the CPS have published a review into guidelines for the prosecution and looks at “myths & stereotypes”.
A vast number of sexual offence cases revolve around the issue of consent. Here we look at a recent case which could muddy the waters even more.
The Supreme Court has recenty ruled on the use of evidence of vigilante “Paedophile Hunters” groups – so can the evidence they provide to the police be used?
We frequently need to consider the use of force by police officers when arresting or otherwise dealing with suspects. What are the acceptable boundaries?
The Court of Appeal this week considered the issue of digital evidence and indentified 4 new key points which could present challenges defending certain allegations.