An overview of The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, a key piece of criminal law legislation
Essential for all criminal practitioners advising clients in the office or whilst an advocate at court, this 20-minute bite size session will focus providing viewers with an overview of important changes and amendments in relation to:
• Legal aid
• Remands in custody
• Suspended sentences
• Community orders
• Sentencing powers on a breach
• Fines and compensation
• Dangerous Offenders
Aimed at practitioners who want to seriously increase their knowledge and effectiveness as an advocate, this session will ensure that practitioners are aware of the only circumstances now in which a Crown Court Judge may make a DCO in favour of a defendant for a matter on indictment.
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