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  • 18 May 2020 12:19 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A CPS case about a dishonest care home owner who defrauded wealthy residents of more than £4m has clarified the definition of dishonesty in criminal law.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/cps-case-redefines-legal-test-dishonesty-criminal-law


  • 18 May 2020 12:00 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Lord Chief Justice (LCJ) has said there will be “no going back” to pre-pandemic days for the courts in their use of technology.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/burnett-no-going-back-on-remote-court-hearings
  • 17 May 2020 11:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic left no part of the UK untouched. The criminal justice system was no exception.

    https://www.kingsleynapley.co.uk/insights/blogs/criminal-law-blog/criminal-courts-coping-with-covid-19

  • 10 May 2020 10:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A CPS case about a dishonest care home owner who defrauded wealthy residents of more than £4m has clarified the definition of dishonesty in criminal law.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/cps-case-redefines-legal-test-dishonesty-criminal-law


  • 10 May 2020 7:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Legal experts have told Parliament’s Human Rights Committee that legislation is desirable to ensure public trust in the data security of the Covid-19 coronavirus contact-tracing app

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252482591/NHSX-contact-tracing-app-needs-legislative-oversight


  • 04 May 2020 11:49 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK government has published proposals to grant five additional public authorities certain powers under an amendment to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, including the power to obtain communications data from UK and overseas service providers.

    https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/news/uk-government-expansion-investigatory-powers

  • 02 May 2020 10:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Victims of crime will have greater access to support during the coronavirus pandemic after a funding boost for charity helplines and online services.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-boost-for-remote-victim-services


  • 27 Apr 2020 12:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Crime was one of the main topics on the agenda at today's coronavirus daily briefing from 10 Downing Street.

    https://www.lep.co.uk/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-daily-briefing-fighting-most-sophisticated-criminals-2550019


  • 27 Apr 2020 11:04 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    UK government wants to extend the number of public authorities able to obtain communications data using mass surveillance

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252482079/Public-authorities-set-to-receive-expanded-surveillance-powers


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