Serious 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

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

It’s health and safety gone mad!

 16th Jul 2018  News

It’s health and safety gone mad!   Or is it?   The Health and Safety Executive is the national regulator for workplace health and safety.   Interestingly, on its website, there is a page for de... Read more

Dont go out with a 'Bang'

 14th Jul 2018  News

Explosives   Rather than Guy Fawkes or his modern-day counterparts many of the recent cases involving explosives have been in relation to thefts from cash machines. The law is old but still very relevant today; it... Read more

Organised Crime, Are you part of it?

 5th Jul 2018  News

Participating in Organised Crime   Section 45 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 makes it is an offence to participate in the activities of an organised crime group, this is a new offence created by the 2015 legislatio... Read more