Practice Notes: Crime

Number of solicitors and firms on updated duty solicitor rota declines

The decrease reflects the general decline in lawyers choosing to practice criminal defence

18 Aug 2022

Solana hack could lead to claims against developers and service providers warns RPC

The cyberattack resulted in thousands of customers' wallets being drained

10 Aug 2022

False beliefs on crime rates influencing juries?

Dr Rebecca Helm considers whether false beliefs about prevalence of crime could influence jury

07 Aug 2022

Sentencing Council consults on proposed sentencing guidelines for child cruelty offences

The consultation will run until the end of October

05 Aug 2022

The National Security Bill: a missed opportunity?

Peter Binning considers whether the new National Security Bill could have been used to reform

03 Aug 2022

Crown Court sentencing remarks to be broadcast to public

Media outlets have campaigned for ten years to broadcast remarks

27 Jul 2022

Keeping Counsel

In our August 2022 Foreword, Chaynee Hodgetts considers changing times…

20 Jul 2022

The Law Commission and corporate crime

Caroline Day reviews the Law Commission’s paper on economic crime offences

19 Jul 2022

Do right and fear no-one? Barristers' Days of Action

 Sarah Day reflects upon the reasons behind barristers’ recent Days of Action

18 Jul 2022

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