Government Publishing Impact on Changes to Money Laundering Regulations

January 18, 2017

In a bid to help businesses, the government is trying to decrease the amount of red tape surrounding companies, while still somehow reinforcing anti-money laundering protocols. Any regulation changes are set to influence the businesses that are at a moderate-to-low risk of money laundering, and therefore are in a safer position to benefit from these […]

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Illinois’ Concealed Carry Law – The Basics

December 10, 2016

The Illinois legislature has now enacted the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Illinois has now joined the rest of the United States in allowing the concealed carry of a handgun. An Illinois concealed carry permit allows a person to have a loaded or unloaded handgun to be carried: on the person either completely, or mostly, concealed […]

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What to do When You are Involved in a DUI Car Accident

November 21, 2016

Involvement in a DUI car accident could land you in serious trouble. Apart from legal penalties, the charges and legal procedures could be quite distressing mentally as well financially. Conviction in such cases may lead you to heavy fines or jail sentence and a criminal record that stays with you. However, you can defend yourself […]

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Tackling Drink Driving through Improved EU Legislation

November 14, 2016

[Post from 2014] In Lancashire, during a single month, more than 17,000 drivers were pulled over by police. 98.8% weren’t under the influence, but that’s still 221 drunk drivers caught red handed – 221 too many. 202 failed their roadside tests, while 19 refused to provide a specimen. The Preston area did best with only […]

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When the Jury Gets it Wrong: Are ‘Making a Murderer’ Scenarios More Common Than We Think?

March 19, 2016

Cameron Todd Willingham lived in a small country town where everybody knows everybody. He had three daughters: Amber, Karmon and Kameron. Willingham was a stay at home dad. His wife Stacy worked at her brother’s bar to make ends meet. He loved playing darts, enjoyed heavy metal and was a regular at his local bar. […]

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Shoplifting: America’s #1 Property Crime

March 10, 2016

Shoplifting is a major problem in the United States. With over 35 years of experience, Price Gun has recently conducted research about shoplifting, learning that more than 13 billion dollars of items are stolen from retailers each year. We have created an infographic with much more information about shoplifting which you can find below.   […]

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Upcoming CPD Seminars for Criminal Defence Lawyers

December 3, 2015

Looking for extra CPD hours? Needing to top up your team’s knowledge and expertise? These criminal law seminars may be of particular interest to you: Forced Marriage – The New Offence Examined London, 28 January 2016 Leeds, 2 February 2016 The Use of Psychiatric Evidence in Cases of Self-Defence London, 5 February 2016 Manchester, 12 […]

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Police crime statistics lose their ‘national statistics’ status

January 30, 2014

The gold-standard Office of National Statistics (ONS) status has been withdrawn from the police’s crime statistics by the UK Statistics Authority.  In its ‘Assessment of compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics’ report published on 15 January 2014 the Authority stated that it took the action as it has found, ‘accumulating evidence that […]

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6 Questions Your DUI Lawyer Will Ask You

January 14, 2014

(US Law) If you are arrested for driving under the influence it is in your best interest to consult a criminal lawyer who has experience defending DUI cases in your state. Punishments for this crime in the state of Washington are particularly harsh, but you may be able to receive a lesser sentence or be […]

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Most Common White Collar Crimes

January 13, 2014

The nomenclature makes it sound like some sort of a posh, high society crime involving a lot of money. However, no crime can be white in color. White collar crimes may be very tempting to commit to a lot of people looking to make a quick buck without getting caught easily, but believe me when […]

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