Revenge porn: will the new laws make any difference?

Revenge porn - Dan

by Dan Bunting Amidst much fanfare, “revenge porn”: the posting online of sexually explicit photographs of videos of someone without their consent (usually by an ex partner), was stated by the media as being made illegal on 12th February 2015. I say stated because while the headlines indicated that it was being banned (BBC headline […]

Legal aid in domestic violence cases: civil law vs. LASPO 2012

Legal aid in domestic violence cases

Is the domestic violence evidence gateway in the Civil Legal Aid (Procedure) Regulations 2012 ultra vires the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012)? Sarah Clarke, a solicitor at the Public Law Project, examines a recent ruling on the matter and discusses the implications for practitioners. R (on the application of […]