Crime News

Are prisons obsolete? The crisis in our system

Arlette Piercy will be speaking on this topic alongside Andrew Neilson from the Howard League for Penal Reform at a human rights lecture on Wednesday 7 March at 6.30pm, organised by the Haldane Society. The venue will be the University of Law, 14 Store...

Disclosure failings - the enemy of criminal justice

The recent collapse of rape trials due to non disclosure is very much in the spotlight. In this article, counsel Emma Akuwudike examines and discusses the issues raised, including her experience defending in a recent similar case. To read the full article ...

Failing to disclose in sexual assault cases

Aisling Byrnes joins other counsel and leading practitioners from Corker Binning, BCL, Kingsley Napley, Hodge Jones & Allen and Hickman Rose to call for the DPP to clarify and extend the planned review of disclosure in cases involving serious sexual...

Alex Di Francesco secures acquittal in 300kg Class A drugs trial

Alex Di Francesco instructed by Andrea Wilson of MJP Law, has secured the acquittal of his client who was alleged to be a party to a conspiracy to supply in excess of 300kg of Class A drugs over a 4 month period.  The trial was the product of...

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