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.
Although there is a general principle of open justice, there are restrictions in who can be reported on in court. So, what are the reporting restrictions?
Tougher sentences are to be handed out where someone’s disability, sexual orientation or transgender identity is the aggravating factor. Read More…