TITLE

Hard lines

AUTHOR(S)
Owen, Tim; Bailin, Alex
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Lawyer;11/15/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the government white paper to counter organized crime in Great Britain. Creation of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA); Assertion that the proposals contained in the paper reflects the government's openly stated desire of shifting the balance of the criminal law away from defendants which aims to secure more convictions by further eroding fundamental rights; Claim that there is no discussion on the impact of SOCA on existing agencies and police forces, nor of its accountability or independence.
ACCESSION #
15212599

 

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