Rebecca Broadbent considers the current position that private prosecutions hold within our current legal system and looks at the amount of control that the individual actually has over the claim, including when the CPS can pick up a private prosecution…
Rebecca Broadbent looks at what is actually classified by statute as an obscene publication, and what can actually be prosecuted under this statute in a society where media and publications are more readily accessible than ever before. Her analysis also…
Rebecca Broadbent gives us a run through of the powers and functions that parole boards currently possess, this includes the processes involved in assessing whether a prisoner is to be released early or at all and also the powers they…
Rebecca Broadbent discusses the different types of life sentences, and explains the difference between life sentences and licences, along with a look at the standard conditions that are attached to life licences.
Rebecca Broadbent takes a detailed look at the contents of the Proceeds of Crime Act and its powers, including confiscation orders. Her explanation looks at when a defendant is liable for a confiscation order and the necessary procedures.
Rebecca Broadbent discusses occult crime and the extent to which the law can interfere with fundamental rights contained within the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998.
Liam Draper and Rebecca Broadbent explore the murky world of BDSM and what it actually entails, while also discussing the legal implications and the fine line it treads in current society.
Rebecca Broadbent explains the concept of judicial review and the remedies available to those who have been wronged by governmental bodies.
Rebecca Broadbent considers the case of Jon Venables and the guidance the Parole Board use in making their decision to release life sentence prisoners.
Rebecca Broadbent summarises the complex law surrounding prison sentences in England and Wales.