Tag: UK Law

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Drafting Statements of Case | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Legal Practice Course revision notes on drafting statements of case including info on the particulars of claim. Free LPC study guide on Civil Litigation....

Hearsay Evidence | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Hearsay Evidence - Hearsay evidence is an out of court statement which is repeated in court for the purpose of proving the truth...

The Law and Practice Relating to Court Bail | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: The Law and Practice Relating to Court Bail - When the magistrates or crown court adjourn a case, it must be decided whether the defendant should be released on bail or remanded in custody....

Confession Evidence | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Confession Evidence - It is important that you request a copy of any police interview tape and written transcript....

Crown Court Trial | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Crown Court Trial - A not guilty plea in the plea and case management hearing would result in the judge setting a date for trial in the crown court....

The Decision to Prosecute | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: The Decision to Prosecute - Where there is sufficient evidence to charge the suspect this will be done at the police station...

Detention and Interrogation | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Detention and Interrogation - The legal framework for treating suspects at police stations is dealt with in PACE 1984 and the Codes of Practice especially C....

Prosecuting an Either Way Offence | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Prosecuting an Either Way Offence - Either way offences have been discussed above and include theft, burglary and assault occasioning actual bodily harm....

Sentencing Options | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Sentencing Options - The court has a range of sentencing options in relation to an adult offender....

Summary Proceedings | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Summary Proceedings - These will be held where the defendant has pleaded not guilty to summary only or an either way offence...

Witness Testimony | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Witness Testimony - The witness will give evidence to the court in three stages: examination in chief cross examination and direct examination....

Youth Justice | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Youth Justice - When defending youths you must always remember to work in accordance with the statutory duties of the youth justice system...

Appeals | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Appeals - Reopening the case 142 MCA 1980: on conviction the defendant can ask the magistrates to set the conviction aside....

The Burden of Proof | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: The Burden of Proof - The legal burden of proof is that the prosecution has the responsibility of proving the defendants guilt....

General Principles of Sentencing | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: General Principles of Sentencing - Upon conviction a defendant will be sentenced by the crown court or magistrates court after pleading guilty...