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Back in October 2016 we looked at the case of Iain Farrimond, a senior Crown Prosecutor who was jailed for 6 years for the Attempted Murder of his wife. After that, as a solicitor, his case was considered by the...
On 22nd February 2018 the news reported that 'tougher sentences' would be introduced for cases that involved domestic abuse. This comes from the definitive guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council - "Overarching Principles : Domestic Abuse" It's worth a read to...
Introduction One strand of historic sexual abuse in the UK that has only recently begun to come out is in relation to its existence in football (wikipedia has a good overview on it here). On 19 February 2018 another high profile...
We looked at the case of Chris Parker, the 'hero' of the Manchester bombings, who pleaded guilty in early January 2018 to stealing a purse and a phone from the victims of the attack and later using one of...
For those that who’s main focus of criminal practice is the criminal trial, Archbold or Blackstones will still remain as the main book to pack on trial day, but this is a good adjunct to one of those, and...
Introduction In 2016, we looked at the case of Edward Vines a university contemporary of journalist Emily Maitlis. He had made Ms Maitlis' life a 'living hell' for 25 years for repeatedly stalking her. Back then, he was convicted of breaching...