Part 1 – A review of hate crime by Olivia Chessell – 2DRJ

‘The well reported case of two teenagers convicted for the murder of 16-year-old transgender child, Brianna Ghey, offers an opportunity for legal practitioners to review the scope and limitations of existing hate crime legislation. The sentencing remarks of Mrs Justice Yip DBE in R v Scarlett Jenkinson and Eddie Ratcliffe, are considered in this two-part article which provides an overview of hate crime laws in England and Wales.’

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2DRJ, 26th March 2024