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Voluntary manslaughterVoluntary manslaughterVoluntary manslaughter consists of those killings which would be murder (because the accused has the...
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Committal for sentenceSummary of magistrates’ powers to commitA magistrates' court does not have power to impose a sentence of imprisonment or...
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Procedure during a Crown Court trial—arraignment, trial requirements and evidenceCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Kazakos QC of 2 Hare Court 19th May
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ConspiracyThere are three main inchoate offences in English law: •conspiracy—where at least two people have agreed to commit a crime•attempt—where the...
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Privilege against self-incriminationBackgroundThe concept of privilege against self-incrimination, which is commonly referred to as one distinct...
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Produced in partnership with Aine Kervick and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley LLP 19th May
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Applying for the return of seized cashApplication by the person from whom the cash was seizedWhen cash has been seized, an application can be made by...
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Witness intimidationIntimidation of witnesses and jurorsIntimidation of witnesses and/or jurors is an offence under section 51 of the Criminal Justice...
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Extreme pornographyPossessing extreme pornographySimple possession of extreme pornography is an offence under section 63 of the Criminal Justice and...
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Possession of controlled drugsElements of the offence of possession of controlled drugsIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in...
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Breach of a suspended sentenceThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that...
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Commencing criminal proceedings—applying for the issue of a summonsAll criminal cases begin in the magistrates' court however serious the offence....
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Starting an appeal in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division (CACD)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the...
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Serious crime prevention ordersSTOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the...
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The purpose and scope of coroners’ inquests: introductory guide for practitionersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted...
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Produced in partnership with James Robottom of 7BR 30th Jul
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Powers of the coronerTypes of coronerCoroners are independent judicial officers. Coroners must now be lawyers, although previously medical doctors...
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Produced in partnership with Fiona Canby of Temple Garden Chambers 30th Jul
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Findings, determinations and conclusions of an inquestA coroner (or a jury where there is one) is required to make a determination at the end of an...
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Produced in partnership with James Robottom of 7BR 30th Jul
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Privilege against self-incriminationBackgroundThe concept of privilege against self-incrimination, which is commonly referred to as one distinct...
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Produced in partnership with Áine Kervick of Kingsley Napley and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley 30th Jul
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Procedure at coroners’ inquestsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020,...
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Produced in partnership with James Robottom of 7BR 30th Jul
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Challenging the conclusions or findings of coroners’ inquestsAs there is no route for a statutory appeal from the coroner’s court, the supervisory...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Jones of Guildhall Chambers, Bristol 30th Jul
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Preparation for an inquestWhile it is well known that a coroner controls an investigation into a person’s death, the modern approach to inquest...
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Produced in partnership with Dominic Adamson QC of Temple Garden Chambers 30th Jul
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Should lawyers return sensitive client documentation to a client following the conclusion of an inquest?Coroners rulesThere do not appear to be any...
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5th Jun
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Who can appear before a coroner during a hearing in the coroner’s court?Lawyers and those authorised to conduct reserved legal activities have rights...
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5th Jun
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How can a warrant for failure to comply with a witness summons to attend an inquest be challenged?Powers of the coronerThe power to compel a witness...
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