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Introduction  We have looked on several occasions at the curious case of Gayle Newland (here's the piece on conviction, and a Guardian article from earlier this week) who was convicted on a re-trial. We won't repeat the facts here, but on...
Introduction  We looked last week at the case of Rhodri Phillips, the 4th Viscount St Davids, who was jailed for 12 weeks on 13th July 2017 following his conviction for racially offensive Facebook postings. On 19th July 2017 Viscount St Davids...
We looked at the unusual case of Ian Paterson, a surgeon who was jailed for 15 years on 31st May 2017 following his conviction for causing grievous bodily harm (mostly with intent) by carrying out unnecessary operations. It was a...
Introduction Nobody could have been failed to be moved by some of the horrific cases that we have seen of people who have been attacked by having acid thrown over them. Unsurprisingly, this has lead to calls from various quarters to...
We have looked before at the case of Gayle Newland, who is up for sentence on 20th July 2017 (next Thursday) following her conviction at a re-trial of various sexual offences where she (to cut a very long story...
Introduction The development of the internet, and social media in particular, had lead to a revolution in the criminal law in many ways. One is that it has greatly increased the number of ways in which an offence can be committed. This...