Criminal Advocacy - The Youth Court

BPP Professional Education
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6 hours
455 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
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Criminal Advocacy - The Youth Court

The advocacy skills in the youth court are different to those required in the adult court. You need to be able to address the court on concepts that don’t even apply in the adult court. If you go to the youth court rarely or are about to embark upon going then this course is for you. It will bring you completely up to date with current legislation and case-law applicable to your advocacy in the youth courts.

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This course will be of immense benefit to anyone undertaking advocacy in the youth court.

Training Course Content

By the end of this course you will be able to:Make representations (whether prosecution or defence) on the proposed venue for a serious and grave crimeMake representations (whether prosecution or defence) on whether the youth should be bailed or remanded into youth detention accommodationAddress the court and deal effectively with all of the case management issues once a not guilty plea has been enteredMake an application for an adjournmentDeal with the issue of whether or not the youth is or is not a ‘persistent offender’ in lawPresent a plea in mitigation in the youth courtAddress the court on all of the various disposals available to it when dealing with the youthUnderstand and appreciate the crucial importance of age when addressing the courtAddress the magistrates’ in open court on the above issues, if you are their legal adviser

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