- Court rules gang injunctions do not require criminal standard of proof (Jones v Birmingham City Council)
- What are the practical implications of the judgment?
- What was the background?
- What did the Court of Appeal decide?
Local Government analysis: Samantha Broadfoot QC, barrister at Landmark Chambers, examines the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of the appellant’s argument that injunctions granted against him and other alleged members of a gang under section 34 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 (PCA 2009) and section 1 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ASBCPA 2014) were incompatible with his rights under Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
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