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Mar 31, 2018

The question Chris gets asked the most is “How do you defend someone who is guilty?” How does a barrister defend an alleged murderer, rapist or paedophile?

Alongside the detailed case studies, in these shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will tell us what being a barrister is really like, as well as explaining...


Mar 29, 2018

It seems every "Comedian" in the country, from Ricky Gervais to some bloke who read a joke in a Xmas cracker has an opinion on free speech this week. 

Sadly, most people feel able to proffer an opinion about the laws of free speech, without referencing them in any meaningful way or understanding the concepts of free...


Mar 28, 2018

Barrister Chris guides us through a very violent case in which a man eventually dies and others are seriously injured. What is the rule of causation regarding Actus Reus? By the way, the defendant (yet again) had been drinking.

Further; Malcherek & Steel (1981) (CA)  R. v Cheshire (1991)

Mondeo Law is…
 
A comedic...


Mar 24, 2018

We discuss both the burden and standard of proof in criminal cases, Chris also highlights when the burden of proof may be reversed and the burden may shift.

Alongside the detailed case studies, in these shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will tell us what being a barrister is really like, as well as explaining...


Mar 21, 2018

The newly clean Mondeo is ready to host another legal chat featuring yet another drunk man at the centre of the case. Chris describes how the law views an omission to act, and we also discuss what a “result” crime is in relation to damaging property - more specifically arson.

Further reading on omission; R v Stone...