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A brief outline of the Single Justice Procedure

Posted: 05 January

What is the Single Justice Procedure? A Single Justice Procedure relates to minor summary- only offences that cannot result in a custodial sentence. For example, driving without insurance, low value shoplifting or speeding. It allows the case to be...

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Can I be prosecuted for failing to provide my password to the police?

Posted: 27 October

The police are entitled to seize and retain property for no set period of time during their investigation. They are also permitted to attempt to access the contents of a device they have seized which may include using a...

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 – What’s new?

Posted: 17 September

What is this? The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Act 2022 and came in to force on 28th April 2022. The main objective surrounding the proposal of this Act was to impose further restrictions on actions such as,...

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Nobody asks to live with dementia

Taylor Haldane Barlex LLP’s partnership with Alzheimer’s Society Dementia is the UK’s leading cause...

- 18 July 2024

Reforming Homicide Legislation

What is homicide? A homicide charge can result from an act of murder, manslaughter,...

- 11 July 2024

Suspended Sentences

What is a Suspended Sentence? A suspended sentence is a custodial sentence where the...

- 07 June 2024