Archive: June 2014

High Court Ruling on protection in court for vulnerable defendants

The High Court has ruled in the case of OP v Secretary of State for Justice that a vulnerable defendant is entitled to the help of a registered intermediary. Vulnerable defendants are thus afforded the same protection in court as vulnerable witnesses. Those who work with vulnerable defendants are greatly relieved that this loophole has been closed. […]

29 June / 2014
Author Clerks
Category Uncategorized

Cases of Interest Added to Site

This site now includes some of Cathy McCulloch’s Cases of Interest.

27 June / 2014
Author Clerks
Category Uncategorized

Defendant Cleared by Jury in multi-handed Fraud

On Friday 20th June at Ipswich Crown Court, Cathy McCulloch’s client was found not guilty on all counts after a trial lasting 7 1/2 weeks, including 7 days of jury deliberation. The news was reported in the East Anglian Daily Times (see picture), and the Bury Free Press. With three other defendants in court, the […]

23 June / 2014
Author Clerks
Category Uncategorized