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Month: December 2019

Lord Ken Macdonald QC to deliver Criminal Law Lecture

Former UK Director of Public Prosecutions Lord Ken Macdonald QC has been confirmed as guest speaker for the annual HKU-Boase Cohen & Collins Criminal Law Lecture. Recognised as one of the country’s leading criminal, regulatory and international barristers, Lord Macdonald will address an audience comprising senior figures from the legal profession and law students in […]

Condition imposed on April Extinction Rebellion case ruled unlawful by District Judge

Four defendants were acquitted today at City of London Magistrates’ Court following a finding that the condition they were alleged to have breached during the April Extinction Rebellion protests had been imposed unlawfully. This is the first occasion on which a court has found that the condition imposed upon the April Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful. The […]