The Plymouth Law & Criminal Justice Review, Volume 06 - 2014
Table of contents
Kim Stevenson and Lesley Simmonds
20th Pilgrim Father’s Lecture
The Art of Advocacy. The Right Honourable the Lord Judge, p. 1-13
Inaugural Pilgrim Father’s Lecture
Anglo-American Reflections original reproductions. Lord Bingham, p. 1-9
Articles and Research Reports
Is the Duchy of Cornwall Entitled to Crown Immunity? John Kirkhope, p. 41-57
Legal Heroes and Practising Villains in the Nineteenth Century Press. C. J. Newbery-Jones, p. 58-69
Working Towards Productive Seas: A Comparative Analysis of the Marine Management Regimes under UK and Scottish Law. Danielle Lowther, p. 80-106
Article 6 in the Supreme Court: Conflicting Views on the Right of Confrontation. James Bird, p. 107-126
The Coroners and Justice Act 2009: ‘(A)Mending’ the Law on Provocation? Carrie-Ann Blockley, p. 127-147
Hiding Behind the Law? A Critique of the Law and Practice under the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Lisamarie Deblasio, p. 148-172
Privacy v Freedom of Speech: A Comparative Study on the Law of Privacy and Freedom of Expression in Relation to the Press, in the UK and the USA. Oludolapo Ogunsola (GSM), p. 173-191
'(Re)Settlement'? Transitions from Custody to Community for Socially Excluded Children and Young People. Sarah Hocking, p. 192-213
Digital Piracy: Neutralising Piracy on the Digital Waves. Alexander Bryan, p. 214-235
(Re)Settlement? Transitions from Custody to Community for Socially Excluded Children and Young People (University of Plymouth, 2014)Despite recent declines in the use of custody for children and young people, reoffending rates for this age group remain notoriously high at over seventy per cent (Ministry of Justice, 2013) and their aftercare or ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)This short piece will highlight the importance of the newspaper in the nineteenth century as a historical source for examining the public perception of the barrister. It will draw upon selected press extracts from nineteenth ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)This article explores the disparate jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and the appellate courts of England and Wales in relation to Article 6 European Convention on Human Rights, the right to a fair trial. ...
The Viewing Glass of Disorder: Do Adults’ Perceptions of ‘Youth’ Affect their Perceptions of the ‘Disorder’ in their Locality? (University of Plymouth, 2014)This dissertation explores the extent to which adults’ perceptions of youth affect their perceptions of disorder in their local area. Utilising qualitative data from semistructured interviews and a focus group alongside ...
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): An Overview of Some Common Mechanisms, and their Strengths and Weaknesses in Context (University of Plymouth, 2014)Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ’ADR’, offers parties in dispute an alternative to traditional court-based litigation, which is often seen as slow, costly and ineffective. ADR frequently involves a neutral third party ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)This article identifies the criticisms with the partial defence of provocation and examines whether the new loss of control defence, as enacted under the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, addresses these criticisms and creates ...
Privacy v Freedom of Speech: A Comparative Study on the Law of Privacy and Freedom of Expression in Relation to the Press, in the UK and the USA (University of Plymouth, 2014)The principal objective of this paper is to critically examine how freedom of expression is balanced with rights to privacy against media intrusion. This study compares the right of privacy and the right to freedom of ...
(University of Plymouth, 2014)Rates of digital piracy, defined by Gopal, et al. (2004: 3) as ‘the illegal act of copying digital goods for any reason other than backup, without permission from or compensation to the copyright holder’, appear to be ...
Hiding Behind the Law? A Critique of the Law and Practice under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (University of Plymouth, 2014)This article presents a critical analysis of adoption law in Britain. In particular, it focuses on provisions of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (ACA), and the subsequent interpretation by the Family Courts, which ...