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A Dog is for Life or is it!

 14th Feb 2018  News

Dogs - Avoiding a Death Penalty   It is often said that there is no such thing as a dangerous dog, only a dangerous owner.   While we often refer to 'dangerous dogs' in criminal law, the actual offences rel... Read more

A Finger on the Scales of Liberty?

 12th Feb 2018  News

Police Roll Out Portable Identity Checking   The government this week announced that West Yorkshire Police has signed up to a new identity checking service.   The new service, already being used in a select... Read more

Doctors In The Dock

 8th Feb 2018  News

Doctors in the Dock   Many in the medical profession are up in arms following a recent High Court case involving Dr Bawa-Garba (General Medical Council v Bawa-Garba [2018] EWHC 76 (Admin).   The case follow... Read more

The Effects of Unlawful Snooping

 5th Feb 2018  News

Government Snooping Ruled Unlawful   In a legal challenge brought by the MP Tom Watson, and supported by campaign group Liberty, the High Court ruled that a major plank of the government's surveillance strategy is... Read more

Revenge Porn Can Be an Expensive Business

 31st Jan 2018  News

Revenge Porn Can Be an Expensive Business   "Revenge porn", the criminal act of posting online intimate sexual pictures/video of a person without their consent, carries a potential prison sentence of up to 2 years... Read more