Injunctions: A Myth Buster for Anti-Frackers

GUEST POST Injunctions are scary sounding things, but that’s exactly what they’re meant to be. Fear, rather than actual prosecutions, is the primary means by which injunction orders succeed in shutting down protest. And you can understand why: if a court...

83 reasons to plead ‘not guilty’

This is a guest post by Netpol member Legal Defence & Monitoring Group (LDMG). For (too?) many years, LDMG has been urging protesters who get nicked to plead not guilty, point out that being charged is not the same as being convicted. Even if it seems that you are...

What are your rights if the police raid your home?

From drugs raids or searches of the homes of protesters accused of public order offences, Netpol’s partner groups are aware of widespread confusion about people’s legal rights if they are faced with a police raid. We have therefore produced this basic...