General Crime

Stop and Search

 10th Dec 2018  News

Stop and Search   The power of the police to stop and search is currently in the media due to the rise in murders and serious crimes of violence involving the use of knives, particularly in London. A particular ar... Read more

Alexa – Witness for the Prosecution?

 14th Nov 2018  News

Alexa – Witness for the Prosecution?     On 29th January 2017, Christine Sullivan and her housemate were found murdered in Farmington, New Hampshire. Their bodies were discovered by the house owner, De... Read more

Can I get a suspended prison sentence

 12th Nov 2018  News

Can I get a suspended prison sentence?   A suspended sentence is a term of imprisonment that is suspended so that you do not go into custody immediately and will not go into custody if you comply with the conditio... Read more

Contempt of Court

 1st Oct 2018  News

Contempt of Court   The case of Tommy Robinson, or to give him his real name, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, has brought this issue into the public eye, but what is it all about?   What is contempt of court?  ... Read more

Do I have to give the police my phone PIN?

 19th Sep 2018  News

Do I have to give the police my phone PIN?   The simple answer is no, but there are potential consequences in certain circumstances.   When can they ask?   It is arguable that the police could ask yo... Read more