Practice Notes: Police & Prisons

Hands, face, alcohol trace: hair dye, hand sanitiser and forensic tests

Chaynee Hodgetts scrutinises the risk of false positive alcohol metabolite testing results

13 Dec 2022

Does prison still work?

Dr Peter Pratt shines a light on sex offender treatment that increased the risk of reconviction and

29 Nov 2022

A case law review of data retention in policing

Emelia Bezant-Gahan reviews when police infringement of Article 8 ECHR rights is deemed

20 Oct 2022

The PCSCA 2022: prevention of crime, protest, and politics?

Cathál MacPartholán examines the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

05 Jul 2022

Ensuring client care after adverse outcomes

Jessica Everett on management of clients’ needs and expectations if you lose

19 Jun 2022

The metaverse: virtual offences, real world penalties?

Magda Zima considers online sexual offences and VR

07 Jun 2022

A criminal justice system on the brink

Abigail Ashford examines the criminal courts in crisis

06 Jun 2022

Defence duty: legal A&E? Q&A with Raheema Jamal

Q&A with Raheema Jamal, consultant criminal defence solicitor with London firm, Wainwright

11 Mar 2022

Autumn Budget 2021: Justice system funding 'step in the right direction'

The chancellor blamed covid-19 for the courts backlog

28 Oct 2021

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