Samantha Ford received a 10 year sentence for the deaths of her twin boys. The sentence has been criticised for seeming lenient. Here we look beyond the headlines and why it is a 10 year sentence.
Article looking if it is possible to know a sentence before a plea is made. Knowing what your sentence will be can influence your defence approach. Here we look at whether it is possible and the circumstances where this may be the case.
You have been convicted of a crime you didn’t commit so you never admit your guilt. You are then up for Parole. The parole board give you their decision, but parole is refused, seemingly because you refuse to accept your guilt. What can you do?
This week, the Sentencing Council published new guidelines covering arson and criminal damage of all kinds, as well as threats to destroy property. Here we look at what the changes mean.
Children who were victims of serious sexual abuse have received paltry criminal compensation orders for £20 for example. How is this possible? We look at how compensation is awarded and what options are available.
Did you know that disqualified directors can be jailed if they continue acting as a director whilst disqualified? This article looks at the Disqualified Directors Act and the implications of acting as a director whilst banned.