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Law Resources: Cases
A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
Law Resources: Consumer
Digests of hundreds of appeal cases that either directly relate to consumer protection offences or deal with those aspects of criminal law and procedure of which all those engaging in criminal litigation should be aware. Articles are free; access to cases and legislation is by subscription.
Law Resources: Criminal
Well-clasified links to: general criminal justice, criminology, law, media, police, prison (corrections), probation, research tools.
Publisher: Home Office
Codes made under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, concerning (A) stop and search (B) searching of premises and seizure of property, (C) detention, treatment and questioning, (D) identification of persons, (E) audio recording of interviews, (F) visual recording of interviews and (G) powers of arrest.
Law Resources: Criminal: International
Publisher: Coalition for the International Criminal Court
The Tools serve as an electronic library on international criminal law and justice, providing legal information, commentaries and an application to work more effectively with core international crimes cases (involving war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide).
Includes links to UN documents, UN and other, organizations, statistical sources, country information , laws, treaties and constitutions.
Global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime.
Law Resources: Criminal: Sentencing and Prison
Independent charity working for humane and effective reform of the criminal justice and penal system in England and Wales; site provides a range of information on this topic.
Bringing together some of the key facts and real stories about different aspects of criminal justice; including sentencing and sentences, restorative justice, prison and probation.
The Directory: Community Support and Advice
Organisation working with young people who find themselves in difficult situations.
US-based worldwide centre for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.
An independent charity helping to find criminals and help solve crimes.
US organisation established by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to collect, organise, and disseminate information on all aspects of child maltreatment.
A charity helping people cope with the effects of crime.
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals
What we do We hear appeals from proceedings in the Crown Court. We hear appeals against: convictions in the Crown Court sentences given by the Crown Court (even if the conviction was in a magistrate’s court) confiscation orders imposed by the Crown Court For all these cases we also handle applications for permission (‘leave’) to appeal. We also hear other types of appeal from proceedings in the Crown Court, including cases referred to us by the Attorney General where there is concern that the sentence given by the Crown Court may have been too lenient. We also hear appeals from decisions made by ‘service courts’ (military courts) and are known as the ‘Court Martial Appeal Court’ when we do.
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals: International
Established by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on 17 July 1998. The first ever permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to promote the rule of law and ensure that the gravest international crimes do not go unpunished.
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals: Tribunals
We are responsible for handling appeals by victims of violent crime where they disagree with a decision by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority about compensation.
Superior court of record which was created by the Terrorism Act 2000 to deal with appeals in cases where the Secretary of State for the Home Department refuses to de-proscribe organisations believed to be involved in terrorism.
The Directory: European and EU Institutions
Europol is the European Union law enforcement organisation that handles criminal intelligence. Its aim is to improve the effectiveness and co operation between the competent authorities of the Member States in preventing and combating terrorism, unlawful drug trafficking and serious international organised crime.
The Directory: Government Departments
The Home Office leads on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime policy and counter-terrorism and works to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK. Home Office is a ministerial department, supported by 27 agencies and public bodies.
Guidance: Trading in drug precursors if there’s no Brexit deal
Guidance: Code of practice for investigation of protected electronic information
Guidance: Covert surveillance and covert human intelligence sources codes of practice
Guidance: Helplines and support: victims of terrorism
Guidance: Home Office accounting officer system statement
News story: Home Secretary visits Pakistan
Notice: Seasonal workers pilot: request for information
Transparency data: Home Office spending over £25,000: 2018
We work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public. MOJ is a ministerial department, supported by 39 agencies and public bodies.
News story: Appointment of the Chair of the Parole Board
Press release: Michael Spurr leaving role as Chief Executive of HMPPS
Press release: Birmingham prison action plan published as work continues at pace after ‘step-in’
Guidance: Urgent notification for HMP Birmingham
Open consultation: Reform of the legal requirements for divorce
Press release: Justice Secretary confirms plans to reduce conflict in divorce
Promotional material: Strengthening probation, building confidence consultation events and materials
Official Statistics: Prison population figures: 2018
The Directory: Government Departments: Non-ministerial
The CPS is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police and other investigative authorities, in England and Wales. CPS is a non-ministerial department of the Attorney General's Office
Detailed guide: Crown Court Digital Case System training guides and videos
Guidance: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF)
Press release: Schemes to tackle hate crime in the North West pay off
Detailed guide: Digital presentations in court: guidance for professionals
Research and analysis: Report of Criminal Justice Advisor to the Cayman Islands
Corporate report: Crown Prosecution Service Annual Report and Accounts 2014-2015
Press release: New rules to crackdown on violent prisoners come into force
Closed consultation: Speaking to witnesses at court: consultation