Cyberbullying as a Crime in Pennsylvania: When Online Harassment Goes Too Far

Bullying is often an issue associated with school or the workplace. Bullying often begins at school but cyberbullying has become increasingly prevalent with teens through social media platforms. About 42 percent of children have been bullied online and about 35 percent of children have been threatened online. Children are often bullied because of their gender, […]

Five Required Stages of the Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Process

Most people who are arrested for the first time don’t know what the process is that awaits them. If you are charged with a misdemeanor or felony in Pennsylvania, your case will have five guaranteed court dates while awaiting trial. The most surprising thing to me, as a criminal defense attorney, is the amount of […]

What to do when the police pull you over while driving

Imagine you are driving home by yourself from a friend’s house. It is late in the evening, the sun has set. You are on a back road, minding your business, just looking forward to getting home. Next thing you know, there is a car behind you and suddenly red and blue lights begin to flash. […]

Corporate criminal liability under international law

The Kingsley Napley International Conference 2018 held a panel debate on “Considering corporate liability for human rights abuses and international crimes, now and in the future.” Read this blog from Alessandra De Tommaso as part of our follow up series of blogs.

IWD: Women in Criminal Law – we’ve made a start but we’ve a long way to go

Last night saw the launch event of Women in Criminal Law (WiCL), hosted in the beautiful Law Society Hall, featuring inspirational speeches from eminent women lawyers

Time to apply the brakes: do we need a new offence of dangerous cycling?

Following the highly publicised prosecution, conviction and imprisonment of Charlie Alliston in Sept 2015 for wanton and furious cycling (he was found not guilty of manslaughter) the government announced that it would consider a change to the law and extend the offences of careless driving and dangerous driving to cyclists.

Share scheme fraudster pleads guilty to perverting course of justice in proceeds of crime case brought by Financial Conduct Authority

Alex Hope, who used over £2m of investors’ money to fund his lifestyle, has pleaded guilty to a charge of perverting the course of justice.