Circumstantial Evidence

 11th Mar 2020  News

Circumstantial Evidence   Circumstantial evidence is widely misunderstood, and many people cannot understand how a case can be advanced without primary evidence of wrongdoing.   To illustrate this, we can u... Read more

12 Good Men or is it 14? Jury trials

 26th Feb 2020  News

Jury Trial - Is 14 too many?   If you ask most people how many people are selected to sit on a jury hearing a criminal case, the answer from most if not all will be 12.   It can, therefore, come as somethin... Read more

Forensic evidence

 26th Feb 2020  News

Forensic evidence   The Forensic Science Regulator regulates forensic scientists in England and Wales. The Regulator ensures that the provision of forensic science evidence across the criminal justice system is su... Read more

Divided Loyalty Can Exact a High Price

 27th Nov 2019  News

Divided Loyalty Can Exact a High Price   A strange case at the Old Bailey drew to a close this week, resulting in a Metropolitan Police Officer, Robyn Williams, being sentenced to a community order with 200 hours... Read more

Stop and Search

 21st Oct 2019  News

Stop and Search   The police, with the support of the Home Office, are making more extensive use of stop and search powers. This new approach is partly due to rising public and political concern about knife crime.... Read more

Drink or Drug Driving - The Second Sample

 14th Oct 2019  News

Drink or Drug Driving - The Second Sample   In some cases, the police need to take either a blood or urine sample from a driver suspected of driving under the influence of drink or drugs. In almost all instances,... Read more