Crime Newsletter #3 – May 2020

May 14, 2020

In the third instalment of the crime newsletter:

Unlawful behaviour and conspiracy to defraud: a note on Barton and Booth v R [2020]
Benjamin Myers QC considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in Barton and Booth, with a particular focus upon conspiracy to defraud.

App Recommendations for Lawyers
Andrew Jebb provides a useful guide of smartphone apps for lawyers.

Confiscation and Bases of Plea
In this article, Chloe Fordham examines confiscation and bases of plea, with reference to two Court of Appeal cases.

A Summary of Case Law in relation to Pages of Prosecution Evidence (PPE)
Fiona Clancy provides a brief summary of some of the main principles at play in case law related to PPE, which may assist in substantiating fair claims for remuneration.

Categorising Offences of Grievous Bodily Harm
Eddison Flint offers a Case Comment on Fa XUE v Regina [2020] EWCA Crim 587.

Assessing ‘harm’ in cases of arranging/facilitating the commission of a child sex offence
Criminal pupil Harriet Lavin looks at the recent Court of Appeal judgment on assessing harm in the offences of arranging/ facilitating the commission of a child sex offence.

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