A view on the Sentencing Council’s Draft Guidelines for the Offence of Manslaughter in the Health & Safety Context

On 4 July 2017 the Sentencing Council launched a consultation into Draft Guidelines for the offence of manslaughter. The consultation concluded on 10 October. Manslaughter, almost more than any other offence on the criminal calendar can cover a broad range of factual backgrounds. This is in part reflected in the fact that the Draft Guideline … Continue reading A view on the Sentencing Council’s Draft Guidelines for the Offence of Manslaughter in the Health & Safety Context