Are you familair with recent Sentencing Council guidelines?
Designed with busy practitioners in mind, this bite-size session will ensure that practitioners are aware of, and understand the importance of, the new guidelines produced by the Sentencing Council and the impact which these have on criminal law and practice.
Structured around providing guidance on how to handle some important everyday dilemmas which can catch out unwary criminal law practitioners, this course will:
Offers a practical discussion of credit for a guilty plea
Explain how the Court of Appeal view admissions in an interview
Consider the minimum sentences for knife crime
Briefly consider the Domestic Abuse Guidelines
Explore the definition of a ‘persistent offender’
In addition, this course offers easily digestible guidance on how to approach advising youths jointly charged with adults and appearing in the adult court, making it essential for anyone involved in the area of youth court work.
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