Stop and search

Fatal stabbings in England and Wales rose last year to the highest point since records began. Understandably, the government has felt under intense pressure to … Read more

European Arrest Warrant

Basic principles The European arrest warrant (EAW) is an instrument for the surrender of a person from one EU Member to another for the purpose … Read more

Upskirting

‘Upskirting’ has been made a criminal offence by the Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 which amends the Sexual Offences Act 2003. ‘Upskirting’ refers broadly to the … Read more

Knife crime prevention orders

The Home Secretary has just announced an intention to introduce “knife crime prevention orders” as part of a broader strategy in response to the recent … Read more