Plea-Bargaining in Ireland

Introduction Plea-bargaining broadly refers to a process which results in an accused agreeing to plead guilty to an offence in return for a lighter sentence. … Read more

Environmental Criminal Law

Introduction Fuelled partly by increasing awareness of the precarious state of the planet’s natural life support systems, environmental protection has been rising rapidly up national … Read more

Sentencing code

Introduction A Bill has just been introduced in the Westminster Parliament paving the way for the introduction of a Sentencing Code for England and Wales. … Read more