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Keeping Up Is Hard to Do:
A Trial Judge’s Reading Blog

RULES OF COURT-IMPORTANCE OF COMPLIANCE

In Brooker v R. [2024] EWCA Crim 103, February 13, 2024, the Court of Appeal for England and Wales made the following comments concerning the importance of compliance with the

AMENDING AN INDICTMENT

R. v. N.C.B., 2024 NSCA 22, FEBRUARY 28, 2024. FACTS: The accused was charged with the offence of sexual assault. The indictment alleged that the offence took place “between the

SENTENCING- BREACH OF A RESTRAINING ORDER

CUSHEN, R. v [2024] EWCA CRIM 38, JANUARY 16, 2024. FACTS: The accused pleaded guilty to the offence of breaching a “restraining order” that had been issued in relation to

SENTENCING-ASSAULTS-CHILDREN

TF, R. v [2024] NICA 13, February 16, 2024, at paragraph 14: The sentencing principles in this area have not really changed since the Court of Appeal dealt with cruelty