May 2019

Posted by edelegal | 23 May 2019

In criminal law, we use two different standards of proof, the most well known is ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ (although these days expressed as ‘so that you are sure’), and the...

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Posted by edelegal | 20 May 2019

On 16th May 2019 the controversial Offensive Weapons bill received Royal Assent, bringing into law the Offensive Weapons Act 2019.   Why was this law passed?   This legislation has...

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Posted by edelegal | 15 May 2019

The government has passed legislation which permits for the first time a new traffic camera which will assist in catching those motorists using closed lanes on the motorway network.  ...

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Posted by edelegal | 13 May 2019

This perennial question was back in the news following a ministry of justice announcement that further steps would be taken to root out dishonest prison officers and others working in...

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Posted by edelegal | 08 May 2019

The idea of speed limits causes immense confusion, with many people believing that the speed limit is at least the minimum speed you should ordinarily drive at.   Most of...

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Posted by edelegal | 03 May 2019

Gavin Williamson MP has been sacked from the Cabinet for leaking confidential information from the National Security Council regarding Huawei. Theresa May considers that the matter is closed and won’t...

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Posted by edelegal | 01 May 2019

Forensic evidence has dominated some of the news agenda this week, with outrage over the interrogation of complainant’s phones in sexual offence and other cases.   In reality of course,...

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