Criminal Defence News

10th January 2017

Sentence Increase for Stalking Offences

The sentencing guidelines for stalking has been amended after the Government had vowed to double the current prison sentence from 5 to 10 years due to pressure on MPs and…

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19th July 2016

Parliament Overrules Court as Peer Cleared Over False Expenses

According to the Daily Telegraph, peers who have fiddled their expenses will not be prosecuted in the future after Parliament intervened in a trial where it exerted it’s authority over…

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08th June 2016

Could pop-up courts contribute to a more flexible justice system?

A more flexible justice system could be developed with easily transportable judicial stage sets, remote video screens and online access according to a leading legal Thinktank. Despite austerity causing court…

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