Criminal Cases in Civil Courts

This article analyses the probabilities of success for criminal cases brought to civil court. It briefly examines potentially influential factors such as corroboration and criminal intent, and the implications of cases like Coxen and Goodwillie.

Recent work relating hung jury findings to Scotland’s not proven votes and verdicts has given rise to the hypothesis that…

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Quest in EU Public Law: My Experience

I am a University of Aberdeen student in my third year of the LLB with English Law programme and I have had the opportunity to attend the founding conference of the European Association of Lawyers and Practitioners in Public Law and the Law of Territorial Administration (AEAPDP) in Brussels thanks…

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'Academic suggests abolishing juries in rape trials'

University of Aberdeen PhD candidate David Lorimer applies a quantitatively analytical approach to criminal law. He has written previously on jury analysis and the admissibility of prejudicial evidence (with a journal paper currently under peer review). The attached poster indicates some of the areas to which his quantitative methodology has…

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