Criminal Law and Procedure for Legal Interpreters and Translators
This two-part webinar is aimed at legal interpreters and translators and covers the following subjects: Session 1 – Elements required for criminal liability, capacity, principals and accessories: attempts and conspiracy. Defences and partial defences: self-defence, consent, insanity. Voluntary and involuntary manslaughter: what’s the difference? Differences between theft, burglary, robbery: range of assaults up to grievous bodily harm. Arrest, the charge, bail applications. Role of the Crown Prosecution Service: criteria for prosecution. Session 2 – Appearance in Magistrates’ Court, indictable and summary offences. Summary and Crown Court trials. Pleas, the jury. Court procedure, examination-in-chief, cross-examination, re-examination: evidence on oath, inadmissible evidence, corroboration: burden of proof and standard of proof. Closing speeches, judge’s summing up. Verdict, mitigation, sentence: fine, imprisonment and community orders: criminal appeals, decisions available to appeal courts.
1 hour and 4 minutes, and 1 hour and 9 minutes, respectively (each part of the webinar is a separate recording).
The information, materials and opinions (written or oral) included in this webinar recording and accompanying slides are for general information purposes only, are not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice, and should not be relied on or treated as a substitute for specific advice relevant to particular circumstances. Neither David Hutchins nor eCPD Ltd accepts any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on such information or materials. By viewing this webinar you acknowledge that you understand this limitation and accept that no relationship of solicitor and client exists between them and David Hutchins, the speaker.
Who should watch it
Legal interpreters and translators interested in criminal law and legal translation to and form English.
What are your benefits of watching
With this two-part webinar you will acquire a background on English Criminal Law and procedure to help you tackle legal translation to and from English.