The Youth Justice Legal Centre is part of Just for Kids Law.
In two cases, the High Court has held that the scheme concerning the disclosure of convictions and cautions, is incompatible with ECHR art.8. These cases are significant as they challenge the legality of the enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service regime.
The Supreme Court judgment of R v Jogee; Ruddock v The Queen (Jamaica)  UKSC 8 marks a sea change in the law of joint enterprise.
A person who is arrested can be given bail before they arrive at a police station. This is called ‘street bail’. The arresting officer must give the person a ‘bail notice’ which states that they must return to a specified police station, on a specific date and time.1 The arresting officer can also apply other
The interim findings of the youth justice review being carried out by child behavioural expert and former head teacher Charlie Taylor have been published. The interim report sets out plans to transform youth custody in England and Wales and recommends that children should serve their sentences in secure schools rather than youth prisons.
The Supreme Court in R (on the application of C) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)  UKSC 2  considered whether to grant anonymity to a mentally ill man, known as ‘C’.
Project EPIC (Educating Young Persons in Custody) offers free legal advice and representation to children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) detained in or leaving secure children’s homes, secure training centres (STCs) and Young Offender Institutions (YOIs).
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