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Showing Stories from 27th April 2020 to 18th January 2021
The Brief: anonymity at inquests

The Brief: anonymity at inquests

(23/11/20) When should officers be allowed to give evidence behind screens at an inquest? Our resident chamber of specialist police barristers review an Appeal case.

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(20/11/20) Campaigns against e-scooters begin as London shifts to legalise (28/10/20) Surrey PCC says trespass should be made a criminal offence
The Brief: an honest belief is no longer sufficient

The Brief: an honest belief is no longer sufficient

(14/10/20) The Court of Appeal has given a significant judgment that will have serious implications for officers facing misconduct proceedings involving an allegation relating to use of force. It also means that police services will need to change their training according to our resident chamber of specialist police barristers.

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(07/10/20) Reform of search warrants proposed to cut delays and widen scope (24/09/20) Retention of data after Prevent referral breached right to privacy (24/09/20) CHIS law to provide 'clear statutory basis' for undercover activity (22/09/20) Plans to update Modern Slavery Act due to enforcement failings (14/09/20) SVROs to allow knife crime stop and search without suspicion
New fines for gatherings over 30 people welcomed by forces

New fines for gatherings over 30 people welcomed by forces

(24/08/20) A new criminal offence for people organising or facilitating unlawful gatherings comes into force on Friday 28 August to crack down on illegal gatherings ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

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(24/08/20) The Brief: the apology paradox (11/08/20) Appeal court rules that use of LFR breached privacy and data protection (10/08/20) The Brief: New life to appeals (15/07/20) Covert stings by paedophile hunter groups 'do not breach human rights' (07/07/20) The Brief: notable decisions V (06/07/20) Grenfell officers lodge compensation claim against the Met (01/07/20) PCC says he is 'astonished' at lack of clarity and advice on local lockdown (01/07/20) DoT to start trials of E-Scooters (23/06/20) The Brief: notable decisions part IV (16/06/20) Extradition arrest Bill defeated in the House of Lords (09/06/20) Border police get new Schedule 3 powers to question suspected spies (08/06/20) The Brief: a legal scrutiny of the force used upon George Floyd (01/06/20) No overnight stays rule enshrined in new pandemic legislation (29/05/20) The Brief: notable decisions Part III (27/05/20) Review of FPNs in wake of Cummings row "a waste of police time" (15/05/20) Federation launches compensation claim over pension changes (13/05/20) Social distancing enforceable in Wales but not in England (05/05/20) Fraud case redefines the legal test for 'dishonesty' in criminal law (27/04/20) The Brief: notable decisions Part II
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