Do we need a specific offence of domestic violence?

Do we need a specific offence of domestic violence?

Many welcomed the recent suggestion from the Prime Minister that the government will examine whether we need a specific offence of domestic violence. As Labour also recently promised to introduce new laws tackling domestic violence, the question increasingly becoming...
Swifter and more certain justice will drive down crime

Swifter and more certain justice will drive down crime

There’s an old joke: What’s the difference between a good lawyer and a bad lawyer? A bad lawyer will drag your case out for months. But a good one can make it last years. Granted, it’s not an especially funny one, but it does give an insight into the way our justice...