As the year comes to a close, Emelia Bezant-Gahan reviews the main developments to policing legislation in 2023 and the possible wider implications
Emelia Bezant-Gahan analyses the developing case law around ‘necessity to arrest’ – which has a high evidential burden and is highly fact-sensitive.
The Woodcock judgment is one of the most significant developments in common law for public bodies in decades when it comes to the assumed ‘duty of care’ on law enforcement, write Andrew Steel and Emelia Bezant-Gahan.
Emelia Bezant-Gahan reviews when police infringement of Article 8 ECHR rights is deemed ‘proportionate’
Emelia Bezant-Gahan and Tom Lambourne examine the dangers of relying on the court’s discretion to extend limitation under s7(5) of the Human Rights Act 1998