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Criminal Law news & updates from Martin, Johnstone & Socha's expert criminal defence solicitors.

Experimental Programme Successful in Reducing Domestic Abuse Reoffending

An experimental programme in England for policing domestic abuse has led to a substantial reduction in reoffending.

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Domestic Abuse in Scotland

The Scottish Government has introduced a new bill to Parliament that will give additional powers to tackle those who psychologically abuse their partners using coercive and controlling behaviour.

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Police Video Results in Domestic Abuse Conviction

A man from south London who assaulted a woman and a boy in a domestic violence incident has been prosecuted using evidence provided by a police body-worn video.

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Fall in Number of Domestic Abuse Incidents

Figures published recently by Police Scotland have revealed a 3% fall in the number of domestic abuse incidents reported to the police compared to the previous year.

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Scottish Court Delays Punishing Victims

Cutbacks and a lack of resources are punishing victims who are having to wait longer for cases of domestic and sexual abuse to be concluded due to a lack of spending according to critics.

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