Crime Newsletter – November 2021

November 5, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of our Crime Newsletter, which we hope you will find useful. In this edition:

The Genesis Inquiry: Interview with the author
Our very own criminal barrister Olly Jarvis has just released his latest novel, The Genesis Inquiry, which is already flying high in the thriller charts. Read our interview with Olly here.

Victimless prosecution? Applying and resisting Res Gestae in domestic assault cases 
Amanda Johnson and Hannah Forsyth discuss “victimless prosecutions” in relation to domestic assault cases.

Sentencing in the age of the Decoy
Alex Menary and Charlotte Noddings consider the impact of R v Reed [2021] EWCA Crim 572.

Recent Case Summaries
In this new feature of the Crime Newsletter, Emily Hassell provides a case law update of a number of recent important decisions in the criminal sphere.