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Webinar: Case stated appeals: practice and procedure (8 August 2017)

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Andrew Morris outlines the case stated appeals procedure from the magistrates and Crown court. This webinar is inclusive to Section members.  

The session will cover:

• An outline of the case stated appeals procedure from the magistrates and Crown court

• When is it appropriate to state a case for appeal?

• The drafting and amendment of the case stated

• How to formulate the relevant questions for the appeal

• Drafting the skeleton argument

• How case stated appeals can change the law

Participants will benefit from:

• Gaining an insight and understanding into the case stated appeal procedure

• Understanding how to formulate questions

• Drafting of skeleton arguments

• Learning how this procedure can be used to overturn convictions

Who should participate:

• Solicitors who conduct trials in the magistrates court and Crown court

• Trainees and paralegals wishing to learn more about this procedure and what it can do for them

• Those interested in using their higher rRights in civil proceedings in the High Court

Speaker: Andrew Morris 

Higher Courts advocate specialising in Crown court and higher court advocacy for serious criminal offences and civil appeals included case stated, judicial review and Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).

This webinar took place on 8 August 2017, but you can listen to a recording via the link below. Please have your Section membership number to hand when booking.


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