Legal Lifelines - Knowledge Is Power

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Will anything kill the bill? –The APPG’s inquiry into police conduct and the Clapham Vigil and Bristol Protests

The Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (PCSC) has not had the smoothest course through Parliament. Plagued by criticism, including of the significant expansion of police powers, concern was only...

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Online Abuse

Sometimes advice given to children on engaging the world of social media is along the lines of – ‘Don’t say anything online that you would not say to that person...

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The Home Secretary and the Suffragettes

It is in the nature of all Governments, whether democratically elected or autocratic, to amass more and more power until its citizens say “enough”. Ministers of State do not like...

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Is the Criminal Justice System doing Justice for Women?

The tragic death of Sarah Everard has shone a light on society’s appalling treatment of women. It has exposed the anger and frustration at the structural misogyny that legitimises and...

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Student Residence and Student Rights: Police Corona Inspections on University Campus’

As Lockdown 3 approaches staged relaxation, some students living in halls have reported that police officers have entered halls of residence and issued fines for breaches under the Coronavirus Act.

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Discrimination in Criminal Justice: Four Analytical Steps for Lawyers

Discrimination has always existed in the criminal justice system. But, in the last decade, analysis and awareness of discrimination have grown significantly. Despite these developments, criminal lawyers’ understanding of discrimination...

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Saving a Generation: Alternatives to the Criminal Justice System for Young Offenders

When a child enters the criminal justice system in the UK, their life chances are significantly damaged. Black children are significantly over-represented within the justice system. A large body of...

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What you need to tell an employer if you have been convicted or cautioned

What you need to tell an employer if you have been convicted or cautioned By James McCrindell 13 November 2020 It may be hard to know what you have to...

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Police Powers: Stop, Search & Arrest

Police Powers: Stop, Search and Arrest By Michael Herford 12 November 2020 Stopping you to ask questions… Generally, the police may stop and question you at any time but you...

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