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Dan is a barrister at 2 Dr Johnson's Buildings practicing mainly in criminal and immigration law. You can follow him on Twitter (@danbunting)

‘Nudge, nudge': should prosecutors really be briefing the press?

‘Nudge, nudge': should prosecutors really be briefing the press?

The differences between the UK and the USA are numerous, but one area where they may be narrowing is in relation to the willingness of prosecutors to raise their heads…

The CPS decision on Janner might please no-one, but it happens to be right

The CPS decision on Janner might please no-one, but it happens to be right

Yesterday the CPS announced that Greville Janner, the barrister and Labour peer, would not be prosecuted for historic sex offences. This was following an application of the Code for Crown…

Rolf Harris, and the unprincipled fudge of sentencing

Rolf Harris, and the unprincipled fudge of sentencing

  For most people of a certain age in the UK, Rolf Harris was the loveable children’s entertainer, artist and musician. The darker side of his personality was confirmed at…

Max Clifford sentence: ‘manifestly excessive’ or ‘unduly lenient’?

Max Clifford sentence: ‘manifestly excessive’ or ‘unduly lenient’?

When can a sentence be both ‘manifestly excessive’ and ‘unduly lenient’ at the same time? When it’s an historic sex case would seem to be the answer. The two terms…

No special treatment for Nigella

The trial of Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo was always going to be a great media circus. It had celebrity, sleaze and, of course, Nigella. Despite not being on trial, she…

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