Practice Notes: Crime

Controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship

Anthony Burton and Mark Soames examine how designating controlling and coercive behaviour as an offensive has enabled prosecution for non-sexual abuse in a

22 Oct 2021

Hot stuff?: Fireworks, forensics, & familiarising lawyers with science

Chaynee Hodgetts considers the subject of forensic education for lawyers

04 Oct 2021

The French legal system: vive la différence?

David Pickup carries out a comparative analysis with the French criminal jurisdiction

02 Oct 2021

Rape pilot expanded

Trigger warning: rape

30 Sep 2021

Cabinet reshuffle: Raab appointed as lord chancellor and justice secretary

Robert Buckland QC has left government after seven years

15 Sep 2021

MoJ launches independent review of domestic homicide law

'Leading' barrister, Clare Wade QC, has been appointed to conduct the review

09 Sep 2021

Pet abduction to become criminal offence 

Pet theft soared during national lockdowns and the proposed new offence seeks to recognise the severity of the impact for owners

06 Sep 2021

Pre-charge bail: How did we get here – and where next?

Peter Csemiczky reflects on the problems presented by pre-charge bail reform

05 Sep 2021

Tackling workplace fraud: Know who you’re dealing with

Ken Dulieu analyses the risks of corporate fraud within firms

05 Sep 2021

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