Updated July 2020 The main aim of this Compendium is to provide guidance on directing the jury in Crown Court trials and when sentencing, though it contains some practical suggestions in other areas, for example ...
Further amendments were made in June 2020. Please read more
The youth court deals with criminal proceedings against those who are aged 10 – 17 years old.
Fully revised and updated version of the practical guide now published online
GUIDANCE ON THE USE OF S.28 YOUTH JUSTICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE ACT 1999; PRE-RECORDING OF CROSS-EXAMINATION AND RE-EXAMINATION FOR WITNESSES CAPTURED BY S.17(4) YJCEA 1999 When section 28 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence ...
Summary of Key Changes This is the eighth amendment to the Criminal Practice Directions 2015 . It is issued by the Lord Chief Justice on 28th March 2019 and will come into force on 1st ...
This Review provides insight into the work of judges sitting in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
This Review will provide a little insight into the work of judges sitting in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
This CPD comes into force on 1 October 2018
A Protocol between The National Police Chiefs’ Council, The Crown Prosecution Service and Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service to Expedite Cases Involving Witnesses Under 10 Years.