Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

Joint Enterprise – Where Next ?

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February 18, 2016 • Miscarriage, News

Today the Supreme Court rectified a major injustice which has led to many  people arguably being wrongfully convicted based upon the law of joint enterprise . The decision in R v Jogee https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2015-0015-judgment.pdf confronts a major issue which has faced those representing individuals accused of murder on the basis that a co-accused took an act capable of… Read More ›

Historical Abuse »

Its not for the police to decide a case , they are supposed to collect the evidence

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Mark Newby writes for The Justice Gap on the recent announcement of the Bernard Hogan Howe Metropolitan Commissioner that the approach to investigating Historical Allegations currently being taken may need to be re-evaluated You know that things may be getting a little out of hand when the head of the Metropolitan Police Bernard Hogan-Howe is… Read More ›

Miscarriage »

Joint Enterprise – Where Next ?

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Today the Supreme Court rectified a major injustice which has led to many  people arguably being wrongfully convicted based upon the law of joint enterprise . The decision in R v Jogee https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2015-0015-judgment.pdf confronts a major issue which has faced those representing individuals accused of murder on the basis that a co-accused took an act capable of… Read More ›

News »

The Strike and Why Pro Bono isn’t Free Mr Gove

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It came as a considerable relief to hear that last night the Doncaster area had finally signed up to Strike Action joining a galaxy of Legal Aid heroes across the UK who are placing their careers and firms at risk by making a stand against the Governments draconian cuts and attack on our justice system… Read More ›

Resources »

The Challenges of Historical Abuse Cases – 2009 Conference Paper

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The Challenges of Historic Allegations This is the paper delivered to the Historical Abuses Conference in 2009 by Mark Barlow and Mark Newby . It identifies the current issues with Historical Cases , reviews the law as at 2009 and points to proposals for reform . The work has been heavily requested and is referred… Read More ›