Felicity quoted: Tories recognise joint enterprise law needs reining in

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Felicity Gerry KC

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Felicity was quoted by the Justice Gap this month, after tweeting a screenshot highlighting that the Conservatives’ election promises seem to limit joint enterprise to roles that make significant contribution to an offence.

Speaking to Jennifer Zhou Felicity said:

“Their choice of words must mean they have recognised that the law is currently over criminalising alleged secondary parties. This must be a recognition that life sentences for those who do not assist in a significant way is thoroughly unjust and that including those accused of merely encouraging works to over incarcerate people which the research shows are often children.”

– Read the full article on the Justice Gap website here.