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Sentencing – serious drug offences

The appellant was involved with a serious operation on a commercial scale, so a starting point of 15 years was severe but could not be said to be manifestly excessive.
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Offences – assault; emergency workers

The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 follows the increasing number of assaults on emergency workers in the UK. 
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Proceeds of crime – benefit

The appellant’s criminal conduct was such that he had obtained the money and therefore benefited from it. 
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Defences – householder defence

The so-called ‘householder defence’ may be available where D believes someone had no right to be in the building or was there without authority – even if they were lawfully in the building initially.
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Sentencing – contempt of court

The Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in relation to a claimant remanded to prison overnight for discussing evidence in a civil case. 
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Sentencing – public nuisance

An immediate custodial sentence in the case of three appellants convicted of public nuisance at common law was manifestly excessive. 
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Sexual offences – notification requirements

The Court of Appeal has given a useful analysis of the statutory framework governing the notification requirements for those convicted of sexual offences. 
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Offences– learning difficulties

An appeal against conviction by A, who had learning difficulties, was successful because it was unsafe. 
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