There is to be an increase in the number of offences subject to prosecution appeal, where it may be deemed that sentences applied are unduly lenient.
This article looks at Forensic Gait Analysis and how the way you walk could be used in evidence against you.
Juror Cause Challenges are common for the defence to use in the US to remove to unsuitable jurors, but can this be used in the UK?
A cut-throat defence is where one defendant gives evidence that is damaging to a co-defendant’s case, sometimes going as far as directly accusing the other person of the crime, while typically seeking to exonerate themselves.
Regrettably, this flexibility with language allows for confusion, and when viewing many legal websites, you would be forgiven for thinking that you are dealing with a qualified legal professional, when in fact nothing could be further from the truth. The distinction between a ‘real’ solicitor and anyone else is necessary. Here we look at how you can tell if a solicitor is registered.
With many offences, the punishment may vary according to the context of the criminality. The same is true when it comes to sentencing of drugs offences, and particularly when it involves prisons and prisoners. Here we look at why this is.