Criminal law updates – May round-up

woolwich murder

By Lyndon Harris Legal Aid demo Chris Grayling and his Ministry of Justice colleagues are plotting to decimate legal aid and generally destroy the criminal justice system. Unsurprisingly, the legal profession are not taking this lying down. Here are some blogs exploring the issues, and (should you need convincing) explaining why you should care about […]

Does the need for sensation justify the public’s right to be informed?

Jimmy Tarbuck

By Lucy Corrin The need for sensation alone has placed Jimmy Tarbuck’s name in the press for being questioned regarding an alleged sexual offence dating back to the 1970s. Jimmy Tarbuck is one of a seemingly never-ending stream of household names being questioned regarding historic sexual offences. Jimmy Tarbuck has merely been questioned. We do […]