Legal Lifelines - Knowledge Is Power

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“Going Country”…. The growing epidemic of ‘County Lines’ criminality & Modern Slavery

County Lines is the term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks, transporting drugs into one or more supply areas within the UK and using dedicated mobile phone lines...

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Police Investigations in a pandemic

The criminal justice system was showing signs of trouble before the arrival of the coronavirus. The pandemic has served however to throw up additional challenges for an already flagging system.

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What impact could the International Black Lives Matter movement have on the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales?

The death of George Floyd on the 29th of May 2020 was an event that shocked the world. He was a 46-year-old African-American man who was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota while...

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PRESS RELEASE LEGAL LIFELINES 23 SEPTEMBER 2020 Criminal Lawyer sets up new knowledge hub ‘Legal Lifelines’ aimed at supporting BAME communities Criminal Lawyer, Michael Herford has set up a grass...

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Coronavirus: A party of 6; or not to party?

If you go down to the woods today……don’t talk to any people dancing to repetitive beats or you might find yourself receiving a fixed penalty notice following the amendments to...

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Encrochat hack: Unparalleled victory or illegal interception?

“Today we had our domains seized illegally by government entities. They repurposed our domain to launch an attack to compromise carbon units… we can no longer guarantee the security of...

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The Gangs Matrix – Racialised Policing & How Lawyers Are Pushing Back

The Metropolitan Police Service’s (MPS) Gangs Matrix is a database held by the MPS on which they list the names and personal details, among other information, of suspected “gang nominals”...

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Why the Right to Peacefully Protest Trumps (almost) Everything

Once in a generation comes an injustice so great that it unites decent people across cultures and continents. Remaining silent becomes an act of complicity. The only decision to be...

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Religious Tolerance & The Law

Blasphemy was abolished as an offence in England and Wales in 2008, but it remains in Scotland and Northern Ireland. In 2017 Irish police opened an investigation into Stephen Fry...

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