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Revenge porn: Widening the net?

by Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh Little over a year has passed since the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) came into force, making it a criminal offence to disclose private sexual … [Read More...]

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Brexit: the fallout

by David Greene An ironic Gallic shrug to the question on all our lips: OK so what now? The referendum debate is just getting under way. It may seem a little late but the chanteuse … [Read More...]

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Adult Defendant Anonymity in Criminal Proceedings

by Matthew Elkins Should defendant anonymity be granted to prevent reputational damage? The current position for adult defendants is that the media will generally be able to report the name of a defendant facing a criminal charge. Anonymity will not be granted to defendants on … [Read More...]

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Rough justice

by Jon Robins The 25th anniversary of the release of the Birmingham Six serves as a powerful reminder of the fallibility of our justice system. On March 14, 1991, Paddy Hill, Hugh Callaghan, Richard McIlkenny, Gerry Hunter, Billy Power and Johnny Walker stood outside the Old Bailey, free after … [Read More...]

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The US Department of Justice’s FCPA Pilot Programme

by Sangeeta Bedi As part of its “enhanced enforcement strategy”, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) recently announced a one-year pilot programme to encourage companies to voluntarily self-disclose misconduct under the US Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) of overseas bribery of a … [Read More...]