This 1-hour webinar will be of interest to anyone involved in the area of criminal law – it will involve an analysis of 20 important cases for criminal practitioners decided upon in 2021 –keeping up-to-date with case-law is important; the problem is finding the time to do so – the following 6 cases are merely examples of those under consideration
1 – Plaku,Plaku Bourdon and Smith – definitive statements from the Court of Appeal in relation to credit for a guilty plea
2 – Gould, Moffat, Brown, Mugenzi and The Queen – an examination by the Court of Appeal of Section 66 of the Courts Act 2003
3 – Regina v Colecozy-Rogers – a consideration of the extent of character evidence that may be placed before the jury where credibility is an issue
4 – Regina v Hamza – whether or not a sentence imposed upon 'an offender of particular concern' should ever be suspended
5 – R v Murray – the Sentencing Code has made a slight but important alteration to sentencing powers where a community order is revoked and re-sentence takes place
6 – Regina v Hussain – the Court of Appeal again considering the position where a Crown Court Judge has inflated a sentence to make part of it consecutive to a period of recall
What are the requirements?
- This course provides 1 CPD points
- Watch the recorded webinar to improve or refresh your legal knowledge
- To keep up-to-date with important criminal case law
What is the target audience?
- This course is suitable for any practitioner involved with criminal law