4 Sep 19
Today, a landmark judgment has been handed down in the High Court concerning the use of live automatic facial recognition (also known as ‘AFR locate’) in R (Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales Police (SWP). Jeremy Johnson QC represented the Chief Constable of South Wales Police.
14 Aug 19
In a highly significant judgment on the meaning of self-defence in police misconduct proceedings, the Divisional Court has today quashed a decision of the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) to direct the Metropolitan Police Service to hold disciplinary proceedings in respect of a Specialist Firearms Officer known as Officer W80.