General Crime

Finn’s Law - What It Means

 11th Jun 2019  News

  Finn’s Law - What It Means   With much fanfare, ‘Finn’s Law’ came in to force on 8th June 2019, following the implementation of the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019.  ... Read more

Private Prosecutions - 'Doing a Boris'

 4th Jun 2019  News

Private Prosecutions - 'Doing a Boris'   A District Judge sitting at Westminster Magistrates' Court last week authorised that a summons be issued against the prominent conservative member of parliament, Boris John... Read more

Release on Temporary Licence

 30th May 2019  News

Release on Temporary Licence   The government has conducted a review of the process for prisoners to be released on temporary licence (ROTL); the drive behind the changes being the rehabilitation of offenders. &n... Read more

Sentencing - Breaking the Code

 28th May 2019  News

Sentencing - Breaking the Code   Few people would disagree with the suggestion that sentencing law in England and Wales is a complete mess. The provisions that govern how a defendant is to be sentenced are both co... Read more

Who Guards the Guards?

 14th May 2019  News

Who Guards the Guards?   This perennial question was back in the news following a ministry of justice announcement that further steps would be taken to root out dishonest prison officers and others working in cust... Read more