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Joint enterprise: Convicted murderers to be let out within seconds

Don't believe everything you read, especially where the mainstream press is concerned, writes John van der Luit-Drummond

19 February 2016

Don't believe everything you read, especially where the mainstream press is concerned, writes John van der Luit-Drummond

As Lord Neuberger was at pains to stress, the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the doctrine of joint enterprisewill not ‘let off’ criminals. Nevertheless, dust had no time to settle on the court’s erudite decision before Fleet Street’s finest swooped into action with alarmingly predictable results.

'Thousands to seek legal advice' over joint criminal enterprise ruling,’ exclaimed the Daily Mail,  Want to read on?

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