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RASSO Seminar  -  5.5 CPD

21st March 2015

The Royal York Hotel, York

PROGRAMME

08.45

Refreshments and Registration

09.00

Welcome and Introduction - Andrew Stubbs QC

09.15

The Substantive Law Relating to Sexual Offences - Karl Laird 

An update on case law from the last 18 months.

Karl Laird has recently finished co-writing the latest edition of Smith and Hogan's Criminal Law with Professor Ormerod.  He is Lecturer in Law at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and a Senior Retained Lecturer at Pembroke College. 

10.15

The Psychological Impact of Sex Offending and How it May Impact on Giving Evidence 

Dr Catherine White is Clinical Director of St Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Manchester

11.15

Coffee

11.30 

A Perspective from the Police - DCI Gail Lawrie and Colleagues from West Yorkshire Police

The structures and processes to deal with Sexual offences including CSE

A case study of online CSE / Covers challenges for police / CPS

Rasso police gatekeeper role perspective

A professional who is also a survivor discussing treatment within the police / prosecution process

Questions 

12.30

Lunch

1315

A View from the CPS - Helen Sanderson, District Crown Prosecutor, North & West Yorkshire RASSO Unit

13.45

A View from the Bench - Her Honour Judge Cahill QC

14.30

Dealing with Vulnerable Witnesses - Kama Melly, Park Square Barristers                                                                                                                

15.15

Closing Remarks - Andrew Stubbs QC

15.30

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