Criminal Law · Reports
We are pleased to announce a significant expansion in the coverage offered by The Weekly Law Reports.
Since it entered circulation in 1953, The Weekly Law Reports has provided the most up to date and comprehensive generalist coverage of law-changing judgments in England and Wales.
Over the past 63 years, the volume of cases entering the English justice system has grown relentlessly. There is far more law to keep abreast of in 2016 than ever before. As law reporters, this …Continue Reading
Introduction to the Review
The purpose of this Review is to pull together the most significant criminal cases decided in 2015 into one place and to provide a short “snippet” on each that e ncapsulates the principle of law for which they stand as authority.
There are many superior alternatives to this sort of “updater” available and by no means does this Review purport to be exhaustive or definitive. On the other hand, this Review is made available free of …Continue Reading
ICLR reporters covering the UK Supreme Court have always written WLR Daily case summaries of their judgments in advance of the publication of a fully headnoted, checked and edited law report; but now you can link to them in a special feed directly from the Decided Cases page on the Supreme Court’s website:
The links are part of a pilot scheme announced by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court, on 6 October …Continue Reading
It is fair to say that law reporting probably strikes quite a few people out there as being a rather arcane business. The purpose of this post is to try to make things a little less obscure by explaining the various types of law report published by ICLR. Whether you’re just about to begin studying law or have been practising for years, we hope that you find what follows useful. The five series of reports
ICLR currently publish five series …Continue Reading
To commemorate the fact that ICLR has been creating case history for the last 150 years, we’ve put together a special Anniversary Edition of the Law Reports, which includes the 15 top cases voted for by you, our readers. The results of that poll, and the cases chosen, are set out below. But first, a bit of background.
Since 1865, when the Council of Law Reporting was founded, we’ve been selecting and reporting the cases that have changed or clarified the …Continue Reading
Find out which cases have been getting the most votes for inclusion in our special Anniversary Edition, to celebrate ICLR’s sesquicentenary. We’ve been reporting cases for 150 years and now we’re putting them all on trial. Which cases made the biggest difference in the development of the common law? Which are the landmarks that really stand out? We need you to give us your verdict.
This third voting period, 1946 to 1970, saw the emergence of more liberal …Continue Reading
ICLR has been creating case history and supporting the administration of justice for 150 years. In celebration of this we will publish a special Anniversary Edition containing the 15 top cases voted for by you, our readers. We are putting our cases on trial and we need you to give us your verdict. The second voting period, 1915 to 1945 saw two decades of social upheaval bookended by two world wars whose excesses still haunt us today, up to a …Continue Reading
WLR Daily Case Summaries The following new case summaries were published by ICLR this week. These are free to view.