1st Oct 2018
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?
19th Sep 2018
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...
17th Sep 2018
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...
10th Sep 2018
The cannibal drug that makes you smell of vinegar and prawns
What are you talking about?
Monkey dust is a synthetic drug, a type of new psychoactive substance. It is similar to other cathinone drugs suc...
28th Aug 2018
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?
17th Aug 2018
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...