Protesting During a Pandemic: What Are Your Rights?
4th Jun 2020
3PB pupil barrister Mariya Peykova has reviewed the rights during this Covid-19 pandemic for citizens to participate in a protest, the police arrest and stop-and search powers, the scale of fines and penalties and what people should be doing if you are arrested and taken to a police station.
3PB’s David Richards, Head of the national chambers’ Public & Regulatory Law team, and pupil barrister Dr Tagbo Ilozue have reviewed three new regulatory key cases, covering environment regulation, food safety and housing regulations, all handed down since the UK went into lockdown.
Lockdown Law - Recent criminal law developments and relevant case law
5th May 2020
3PB Barristers’ regulatory counsel David Richards, Head of the national chambers’ Public & Regulatory Law team and pupil barrister Dr Tagbo Ilozue have published a digest of recent criminal law developments and relevant case law since the UK went into lockdown.
Mariya Peykova, a pupil barrister at 3PB reviews the powers of public health officers, constables and immigration officers and how the newly imposed laws will affect the rights of any individual infected with Covid-19.
3PB's Graham Gilbert examines the trend for lesser sentences in offences of reckless arson. 3PB's Graham Gilbert examines the trend for lesser sentences in offences of reckless arson.
Two recent appeals against sentences passed for offences of reckless arson have been successful and the sentences passed in each case have been reduced. It appears that this represents a growing trend for lesser sentences for this offence.
3PB's Graham Gilbert on speeding convictions, avoiding them and their consequences. Graham Gilbert examines the recent sentencing decision of a man who used a device to avoid detection by police speed traps and asks if the penalty handed down was justified.