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The ABC’s of BAC

Written by: Alan Baker 28th June, 2023

ABV stands for Alcohol by Volume, which is a standard measurement used to determine the alcohol content in a drink. It represents the percentage of pure alcohol in relation to the total volume of the liquid. ABV is commonly used in the production and labelling of alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine, and spirits. For…

Don’t get Court out

Written by: Alan Baker 28th June, 2023

Giving evidence in court can be a daunting experience for many people. The courtroom environment, with its formal setting, legal procedures, and the presence of judges, barristers, solicitors, and other participants, can create a sense of intimidation and anxiety. However, people’s experiences can vary widely based on their personal characteristics, the nature of the case,…

Case Study – Absence of THC

Written by: Alan Baker 27th June, 2023

  Expert Report on Scientific Findings and Impairment Assessment in Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Case Prepared by: Bericon Forensics   Introduction: Bericon Forensics was tasked with preparing a report to address the scientific findings in a case involving a Defendant who was charged with Driving whilst Unfit through Drugs. The objective of this…

Harm prevention versus Justice; Can they work together?

Written by: Alan Baker 22nd June, 2023

  Glastonbury Festival, the world-famous music and performing arts event, has implemented a drug testing initiative in recent years. The festival organisers recognised the importance of harm reduction and safety, aiming to provide attendees with information about the substances they may be consuming.  In previous years, they worked in collaboration with an organization called The…

Digital Dilemmas

Written by: Alan Baker 13th June, 2023

The article below discusses the challenges and disadvantages faced by criminal defence lawyers in England and Wales due to the increased use of digital evidence in criminal proceedings. The authors acknowledge certain limitations in their study, including a small and potentially biased sample of participants, as well as the reliance on honest responses from survey…