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20 Jun 2019 |

Hate Crime – What Is It?

The two words “hate crime” are often heard in the current climate - in the press, in the judicial system, and in…

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26 Apr 2019 | Andrew Oldroyd

Sentencing Offenders with Mental Health Issues: Proposed New Guidelines

A consultation was launched by the Sentencing Council on 9th April 2019 which is due to conclude on 9th July…

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24 Oct 2017 | Andrew Oldroyd

OVERDUE REPORT FOR DEATHS IN CUSTODY

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has come under pressure this month for failing to publish a report on deaths and…

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04 May 2017 | Andrew Oldroyd

Changes to Pre-Charge Bail

Smith Partnership Solicitors, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, looks at the new legislation in 2017…