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Is foresight of the possibility of the commission of an offence by a co-offender sufficient to make a person guilty on the basis of joint enterprise?
No, said the Supreme Court and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in R v Jogee; Ruddock v The Queen (CLW/16/07/7).

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Would cross-border arrests in relation to the Bloody Sunday investigation be lawful?
No, said the divisional court in R (B and others (former soldiers)) v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (CLW/16/04/1).
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Do sellers of police uniform need to check whether their customers have an illicit purpose?
No, said the divisional court in Cooke v Director of Public Prosecutions (CLW/16/3/4).
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How should initial disclosure be conducted in a case of complex fraud?
The case concerned an allegation of substantial fraud, in which the computers seized contained seven terabytes of data. The judge at the Crown Court stayed the case as an abuse of process.
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Must a police officer identify at court a driver stopped for a traffic offence?
No, said the Divisional Court in Bates v Crown Prosecution Service
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Can a football banning order prohibit attendance at matches involving only specified teams?
No, said the High Court in Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v Thorpe (CLW/15/44/9).
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Can a prosecution be started before any necessary consent from the Attorney-General has been given?
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Are Uber private hire drivers committing the offence of using a taximeter?
No, said the High Court in Transport for London v Uber London Ltd and others (CLW/15/40/3).

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Is it appropriate to require certain offences always to be disclosed in criminal record certificates?
Yes, said the High Court in R (W) v Secretary of State for Justice (CLW/15/36/3).
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Does a defendant have to be ‘under the Queen’s peace’ to be guilty of murder?
No, said the Court of Appeal in R v Adebolajo and another (CLW/15/36/1).

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