Criminal Law Update Spring 2019
The criminal law update is a 6 monthly review of all developments in criminal law from statutory change to investigations, law, procedure, sentencing, evidence, costs and legal aid .The sessions are designed to allow for the interaction.Course content: The course will be presented by Anthony Edwards and will include:
Statutory developments including the Mental Health (Use of Force) Act 2018
Appropriate adults and criminal record certificates
New Code for Crown Prosecutors.
Motoring Offences: SRA Transparency rules.
New Criminal Procedure Rules and Criminal Practice Direction
Reasonable lines of enquiry in disclosure
PET forms and adjournments
Defences to crime; lack of capacity
Sentencing young offenders
Bad character and hearsay developments
Litigators’ and new advocates’ fees
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