Practice Notes: Crime

Law Commission to consider modernisation of online abuse laws

‘Outdated’ legislation failing to deal with ‘instant’ and ‘more graphic’ social medi

31 Oct 2016

Trumpeting pro bono

Gibson Dunn partner promises to ‘represent pro bono anyone Trump sues for exercising their free speec

27 Oct 2016

Pardon or apology?

Statutory pardons for those convicted of outdated ‘gross indecency’ laws is a good start, but it does not close the book on the persecution of LGBT people,

21 Oct 2016

Retrial by media

How can the public understand Ched Evans’ not guilty verdict when lawyers are retrying the defence’s case in the press, asks John van de

20 Oct 2016

What sort of people are being attracted to the bench?

Increased sentencing powers should not be seen as a morale-boosting tool for the magistracy, writes Jonatha

19 Oct 2016

New legal aid firms urged to seek authorisation early

SRA aware of new entrants preparing to bid for duty solicito

18 Oct 2016

Half of global businesses at risk of human rights breach claims

UK government called upon to hold companies criminally accountable for serious abuses, including those committe

17 Oct 2016

Drinking, gambling, and mistakes in notices

Jeremy Phillips considers the effects of the government’s proposals to tackle alcohol-related crime, as well as other recent developments in the world o

14 Oct 2016

Send in the clowns

What is scarier: a maniacal clown or a human right

13 Oct 2016

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