Serious Crime

New Anti-Terrorism Powers

 18th Feb 2019  News

New Anti-Terrorism Powers   The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 has completed its parliamentary journey and will, in the main, come in to effect over the next few months.   The Home Secretary... Read more

Psychoactive Substances-The Review and Update

 24th Dec 2018  News

Psychoactive Substances   New legislation was introduced in 2016 banning the production, sale, distribution and supply of psychoactive substances. Within that legislation was a requirement for the government to re... Read more

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

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