17 Jun 2014

To help you make the most of Westlaw UK Crime, we have some upcoming WebEx training sessions from June to September 2014. The sessions vary on ability and duration so you can learn at your own pace.


Criminal Law Week

22 May 2017

Any concession in the court below by prosecuting counsel as to the appropriate categorisation of an offence for sentencing purposes is not to be taken as binding on the Court of Appeal and is not...

22 May 2017

Whereas section 4(3)(b) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Archbold § 27-28) makes it an offence to be concerned in supplying a controlled drug to another, (i) as stated at ibid., § 27-39, the...

22 May 2017

Whereas section 40B(1)(a) makes it an offence for a person, without authorisation, to convey a List A article into a prison, whereas section 40C(1)(a) makes it an offence for a person, without...


7 April 2015

[2015] EWCA Crim 563

7 April 2015

A sentence of nine years' detention was appropriate in the case of a 15-year-old boy who had been convicted of gross negligence manslaughter and a firearms offence after accidentally shooting his girlfriend when showing off a gun to her.

7 April 2015

[2015] EWHC 904 (Admin);


4 July 2014

The Criminal Procedure Rule Committee— (a) revokes the Criminal Procedure Rules 2013 1 and makes the following Rules under section 69 of the Courts Act 2003 2, after consulting in accordance ...

6 June 2014

Version in force from: June 24, 2014 (version 1 of 1)

23 May 2014

Schedule 1 OFFENCES PROCEEDINGS FOR WHICH ARE SPECIFIED BY ARTICLE 3(1) Part 1 Summary Offences para. 16A Version in force from: June 9, 2014 (version 1 of 1)

Criminal Law Review

14 May 2014

*Crim. L.R. 399 Introduction The shifting balance of power in the United Kingdom between centre and locality has been a recurrent theme of discussion in criminal justice circles over the last ...

14 May 2014

*Crim. L.R. 416 Introduction On June 26, 2013 the Solicitor General stated that a significant step forward had been taken in tackling serious economic crime by the introduction of a new tool for ...

14 May 2014

*Crim. L.R. 445 When does a defendant intend to commit an offence for the purposes of an attempt? The Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (CAA) itself does not specify, s.1(1) saying only that: