The Hunter Games: an examination of private entrapment – part 2

24 March 2017

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The Hunter Games: an examination of private entrapment

15 March 2017

Seemingly disillusioned by the police’s ability to apprehend paedophiles, vigilantes (often referred to as “paedophile hunters”) adopt false online profiles to lure potential sex offenders into committing criminal offences....
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Criminal Law Updater – Early 2017 Edition: Criminal Procedure, Confiscation and Sentencing

06 March 2017

With Christmas done and dusted the higher courts started work in 2017 with matters that had continued to be explored in 2016 – inconsistency in jury verdicts. ...
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Criminal Law Update - Early 2017 Edition – Criminal Evidence

06 March 2017

The use of intermediaries came under scrutiny in the case of R v Rashid [2017] EWCA Crim 2 and whether an intermediary should have been granted for the entirety of the trial. Practitioners should be readily aware of the distinction...
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A Sticky Situation - The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

07 February 2017

Throughout England and Wales, the control of drugs used to be covered solely by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. In short, if the substance was listed it was prohibited; if not, then – prima facie – the substance was legal for sale and consumption,...
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