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Competitive Tendering For Criminal Defence Work

Any Government seeks to ensure that Public money raised through taxation is spent wisely. Obtaining "Best Value" have been the buzzwords. Public Services have increasingly been contracted out to private companies and firms who compete on price to provide the required service. Whilst this ensures the...
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Explanation of the recent history of disclosure and developments in Public Interest Immunity (PII)

In this article we attempt to give a short explanation of the recent history of disclosure and developments in Public Inte...
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Big Brother is Listening

It is now common-knowledge that the police have at their disposal listening device technology, i.e. 'bugs'. In fact the ty...
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Attacking Your Accuser

Criminal Justice Act 2003 As we have mentioned in previous articles the Criminal Justice Act 2003 has been a radical piece...
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Secret Hearings

The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 Act introduced the current two-stage approach for disclosure. First the...
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Informant Evidence: Tactics and Strategy

What is an informer? A pedestrian who calls 999 after witnessing a crime is an 'informant' in that he or she is informing ...
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What's New for Prisoners?

In this article we hope to touch on some of the expected changes for the forthcoming year - we can't possibly hope to cove...
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Freezing Your Assets

Techniques The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) is a complex piece of legislation and has been intr...