Emelia Bezant-Gahan analyses the developing case law around ‘necessity to arrest’ – which has a high evidential burden and is highly fact-sensitive.
Police & Prisons
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.
The police forces have posted a joint statement confirming that they will be notifying 1,230 individuals that have been affected by the data breach.
The National Police Chiefs' Council has responded to the Independent Scrutiny and Oversight Board’s first annual report on the Police Race Action Plan.
Compensation payments made to the wrongly convicted will no longer be reduced to account for ‘saved living costs’.
In a letter to the home secretary, the Justice and Home Affairs Committee said that cooperation on law enforcement and criminal justice between the UK and the European Union has been "set back in certain respects".
With the UK's justice system in crisis, there are short-term fixes that will stabilise the system, says the Law Society of England and Wales.
Emelia Bezant-Gahan analyses the UK’s recent public order legislation, its implications for the right to protest and competing human rights issues.