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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

Assaults on Emergency Workers

 17th Sep 2018  News

Assaults on Emergency Workers   Is there a specific offence?   Until now the only specific offence has been that of assaulting a police officer. This is a summary only offence which carries a maximum of 6 m... Read more

Ben Stokes-The Route to Verdict

 28th Aug 2018  News

Why was Ben Stokes found not guilty?   Who is Ben Stokes?   He is the England cricketer who was charged with affray and acquitted by a jury.   But the video showed him hitting someone?   It di... Read more

What to expect as a witness

 17th Aug 2018  News

What to expect as a witness   If you have provided a statement for the prosecution or for the defence you may be called to court to give evidence at the defendant’s trial.   Is there help available fo... Read more