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Ruling regarding defence to murder of loss of control

Case Law
 In the case of R v Turner 2023, a judge had erred in ruling that insufficient evidence had been adduced with respect to a partial defence to murder of loss of control; analysis of the partial defence was flawed and ought properly to have been considered by the jury.

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 – new offences

Legal Update

 From 4 March 2024, the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2024 brought in various provisions of the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (ECCTA).

Juveniles being held incommunicado

Legal Q&A

 Can a juvenile being held incommunicado / have their right to inform someone of their arrest blocked?


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