The Garden Court Criminal Defence Team welcome you to a series of webinars on children in the justice system.
|Date:||Tuesday 12 May 2020|
|Areas of Law:||Criminal Defence , Youth Justice & Child Rights|
This webinar examined and provided guidance on the following questions:
- What steps should be taken when representing a defendant who may be a Victim of Trafficking?
- How should the Court case-manage a case involving a defendant awaiting the outcome of a referral through the National Referral Mechanism?
- What is the status of a positive conclusive grounds decision in light of the recent Court of Appeal judgment in R v DS?
Can the Prosecution proceed to prosecute a defendant found to be a victim of trafficking?
If so, what powers does the Court have to stop such a prosecution?
And to what extent is a positive conclusive grounds decision admissible in any criminal proceedings?’
Please see the recording of the webinar below.