|Paul Taylor QC|
Welcome to the March edition of our monthly Criminal Appeals Bulletin.
In this edition:
Daniella Waddoup looks at two recent CACD cases that deal with the questions that arise in the sentencing of people with mental illness and/or disability who have committed serious criminal offences.
Katy Thorne QC asks: What is the Court of Appeal’s attitude when experts turn out to be not as expert - or as honest - as they claim?
Joel Bennathan QC looks at the latest CACD decision affecting financial crime appeals – “A strange case that ignores an interesting issue in confiscation proceedings “
Peta-Louise Bagott analyses the CACD’s decision on the admissibility of EncroChat messaging.
Doughty Street has some of the most experienced appellate practitioners at the Bar, including the contributors to the leading works on appellate procedure – the Criminal Appeals Handbook, Taylor on Criminal Appeals,Blackstones Criminal Practice (appeals section), Halsbury’s Laws (Appeals).
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Head of the DSC Criminal Appeals Unit