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Re McGuigan’s application for judicial review [2019] NICA 46  - The ‘hooded men’: State authorised torture on home ground
Appeal against Sentence – England and Wales
Hong Kong Case Summaries
Appeals against conviction – England and Wales
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Nichola Higgins
Nichola Higgins
Re McGuigan’s application for judicial review [2019] NICA 46  - The ‘hooded men’: State authorised torture on home ground

Nichola Higgins considers the case of McGuigan, concerned with the notorious “hooded men” interrogation used in Northern Ireland.

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Isabella Forshall QC
Isabella Forshall QC
Appeal against Sentence – England and Wales

Isabella Forshall QC and Farrhat Arshad comment on CACD sentencing appeals dealing with the minimum term starting-point for youths convicted of murder and a reiteration of the principles that apply to the lifting of a reporting restriction made under s. 45(3) of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.

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Richard Thomas
Richard Thomas
Hong Kong Case Summaries

Richard Thomas looks at Hong Kong appeals dealing with Rape and the separate consideration of offences, and the correct framing of the indictment and particulars to be proven by the Prosecution in a conspiracy to defraud.

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Paul Mason
Paul Mason
Appeals against conviction – England and Wales

Farrhat Arshad and Paul Mason comment on CACD conviction appeals dealing with the admissibility of blood sample evidence in a s. 3A RTA 1988 prosecution, and the correct constitution of the tribunal in a RAF Court Martial.

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