In June 2010 we published our first website article called “Forensic Science: Interpreting the Evidence”.
Drugs experts from KBC will be speaking again at this year's Criminal Law Essential Update events in Manchester, Birmingham and London in October.
We regularly recommend that an examination of exhibits is undertaken in cannabis cultivation cases, as factors that can have a bearing on potential yield may be overlooked or misinterpreted. Things to consider include whether the plants were grown from seed or cuttings, plant g
The application of Streamlined Forensic Reporting for DNA profiling, particularly in rape and serious sexual offences, is problematic and needs careful consideration if miscarriages of justice are to be avoided.
On 18th April 2018 HHJ Collier QC made a ruling concerning whether “phone material” should be served as numbered PPE (Pages of Prosecution Evidence) for the purposes of the Litigators’ and Advocates Graduated Fee Schemes, ultimately concluding that they should not be.
We have previously reported on how prosecution errors in requesting IP address evidence can cause issues (https://keithborer.co.uk/news/police-errors-finger-wrong-suspects-cybercrime).