The government recently announced a range of proposals regarding immigration, but how does this affect criminal law?
The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is designed to “cut crime and build safer communities”. Will it achieve this though?
The impact of Covid on the length of time children spend in custody is being reviewed in a bid to make it fairer and minimise unwarranted trauma.
The disclosure of criminal offences can harm chances of employment. But a recent proposal could make it easier for people to get back working.
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?
The aim of the legislation is to address and help to reduce the current problems in relation to knife crime and other serious weapons. It remains to be seen as to whether the new measures will be effective and we will be monitoring all new measures being brought in very closely.