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Supporting Young People at the Police Station

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Young people require careful and considered representation at the police station and PACE Codes provide them specific protection whilst in police custody and being questioned by the police. COVID-19 has highlighted the particular need to support young people...

Goodbye Ghosh - Case Comment on Barton & Booth-v-The Queen [2020] EWCA Crim 575

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Last week the Court of Appeal handed down Judgment in the case of Barton & Booth-v-The Queen [2020] EWCA Crim 575 . This Judgment confirmed that the Ghosh Test for ‘dishonesty’ was no longer to be followed in criminal cases, and instead...