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Uncategorized / 24.12.2017

Disclosure - The Hidden Truth   When the Director of Public Prosecutions writes to a national newspaper and apologises for a prosecution failure in an individual case, you know that something significant went wrong. Before exploring that however, it might be thought a great pity that she...

Uncategorized / 13.12.2017

Terrorism - A Case of Smoke Without Fire?   Newspapers this week reported the following story:   'The number of people arrested over terrorism-related offences in Britain has risen by 54% to 400 in one of the most intense periods for attacks in recent history. The Home Office said...

Uncategorized / 11.12.2017

  Recreational Drug Use - The Hidden Costs   As Christmas approaches and we begin to let our hair down a little and enjoy the festivities, some people are enticed into the world of so-called 'recreational drugs'.   There are a great many substances that might properly be categorised as...

Uncategorized / 06.12.2017

Extradition - An Introduction   Extradition is the formal process where one country asks another to return a person to stand trial or to serve a sentence. Under multilateral conventions and bilateral extradition treaties, the UK has extradition relations with over 100 territories around the world.   What Is...

Uncategorized / 05.12.2017

Follow The Money   'Follow the money' is a rather clichéd line from the film 'All The President's Men' which charted the scandal that engulfed President Nixon in the 1970s.   But even today, the money trail is very much the first line of investigation in serious fraud cases,...