Youth Justice Law in England and Wales
Providing legal knowledge and expertise about children’s rights in the criminal justice system.
Young victims of trafficking must be protected from being re-trafficked.
R (on the application of TDT (By his litigation friend Tara Topteagarden) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) and Equality &…
Young adults in the criminal justice system – a Justice Committee report
Young adults in the Criminal Justice System, House of Commons Justice Committee, June 2018 This report calls on the Ministry of Justice to take decisive…
18 is not a cliff edge – another Court of Appeal ruling
The Court of Appeal have ruled that when sentencing an 18 year old for an offence of manslaughter, committed when she was 17, the sentencing court should have had regard to the sentencing guidelines for children and young people as well as to the level of her maturity given that she was still a young adult