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Beginning Criminal Law
Joint Pain - Remedy or Wrong?
In a flurry of press reports, the trials of 20 young people charged in connection with a savage murder came to an end with unequivocally strong views on the parts of the families of both the convicted and the victim. This ...
Inchoate offences in Cyberspace – a moveable feast or the end of harm?
This paper is intended to draw attention to the number of criminal offences – in English law specifically, but also more generally – that can now be committed without harm or the risk of harm to putative ‘victims’. It will ...
Facebook – friend or foe?
There has been much written in the past few days about the responsibility and the possible liability of the Internet site Facebook for postings which may appear to incite violence or hatred against others following the ...
Freedom of Expression in Cyberspace and the Coroner’s and Justice Act 2009
The focus of this paper is pornography. More specifically anti pornography law in the UK and more specifically still, law that prohibits pornographic images of children. For many people, this is a not a controversial area. ...
Too far down the Yellow Brick Road : Cyber-hysteria and Virtual Porn
This paper critically assesses the legislation in place which seeks to tackle the challenges of online indecent images of children.
The Fraud Act 2006 : The E-crime Prosecutor’s Champion or the Creator of a New Inchoate Offence?
An analysis of whether the Fraud Act 2006 is sufficently rebust to be able to tackle the challenges of e-crime