One for the Lawyers – Joint Enterprise

February 19, 2016 - 1 minute read

Yesterday, there was a landmark ruling in the UK about ‘joint enterprise’, a law by which two or more people can be charged for murder, even if only one made the ‘killer blow’.

Take a look at this, and then go and find another news/opinion article about the issue.

Why did the court come to their conclusion?

What effects will this have?

Find 5 cases that relied upon joint enterprise.

Is this change fair, do you think?

How does this law compare to the law in your home country?

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