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Bad Character

Speaker: Monica Stevenson
Chambers: 25 Bedford Row

Bad Character
Monica Stevenson
Criminal Defence Barrister
25 Bedford Row

A thorough session on the practical steps you must be familiar with to navigate the law on bad character evidence

This session comes with detailed accompanying notes , a summary of them is given below, however the greater detail is in the members viewing library 

Three key areas
1. What is meant by Bad Character in the terms of the legislation?
2. Practical steps for the defence application
3. Resisting the prosecution application

Legislation and Meaning
Practical Dos and Don’ts
Making or Resisting an Application
Extra Points
Misconduct and the Definition
CPR and CJA 2003
Adducing non Defendant Bad Character
Bad Character relating to client
Prosecution applications
Gateway F Section 101
Clear instructions on past offending
s 101 CJA 2003
Gateway G and D
s 101 ss (1)( 3)
Adverse effect

Presented by Monica Stevenson who is a criminal defence Barrister with the 25 Bedford Row Crime Team

You are welcome to contact Monica Stevenson regarding your caseload by e mailing here