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Iain Farrimond – Senior Crown Prosecutor struck off after trying to kill his wife

Back in October 2016 we looked at the case of Iain Farrimond, a senior Crown Prosecutor who was jailed for 6 years for the...

New Sentencing Guidelines for domestic abuse issued

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...

Barry Bennell gets 30 years for sexual abuse

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...

Chris Parker – Manchester bombing ‘hero’ jailed for more than 4 years

We looked at the case of Chris Parker, the 'hero' of the Manchester bombings, who pleaded guilty in early January 2018 to stealing a...

Criminal Defence : Good Practice in the Criminal Courts (book review)

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...

Edward Vines – jailed for 3 years for stalking Emily Maitlis (again)

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...

Manchester Arena bombing ‘hero’ admits stealing from the victims

It was one of the heart warming stories of the tragedies of the Manchester Arena bombing on 22 May 2017  - Chris Parker, a...

Aaron Barley – double murderer has sentence increased

We looked at the case of Aaron Barley earlier this year. It was a horrible case; Mr Barley had attacked and killed two members...