Police Law Update Edition 45

21 August 2020

Edited by Charlotte Ventham and Alex Ustych (April, 2020)This special “lockdown” edition of the Police Law Update includes articles from Alan Payne QC, Charlotte VenthamRobert TalalayAlice MeredithJohn GossPeter LaverackMolly JoyceDavid Messling and Jennifer Wright, and covers the following issues:

  • The new police powers to enforce the restrictions imposed on individuals and businesses under the Coronavirus Regulations.
  • The procedural provisions and amendments made in response to the pandemic and the guidance documents produced by a range of courts
  • The Extinction Rebellion judicial review claim and its impact on the policing of public protests.
  • Forced Marriage Protection Orders, Re K in which judgment was handed down in February this year.
  • The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020 and the accompanying Home Office Guidance
  • The current state of the law in relation to malicious prosecution claims against the police.
  • Finally, this “lockdown” edition provides an extended case law update to ensure that readers keep their fingers on the pulse of police law litigation, even whilst working from home.

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Molly Joyce

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