Online Crime & Punishment Seminar Details

Event Details:

Date: 7th June 2023  – Tickets on sale now.

Event Time:  6pm GMT

Location: Online

Cost: £20 per ticket  – Buy tickets at the bottom of this page or Click Here to go to Eventbrite to purchase there.

About this event

We are delighted to announce that on 7th of June we will be again hosting our Crime & Punishment Seminar. We have three expert speakers, who will all be giving their insights into our criminal justice system. Former undercover cop Neil Woods, who risked his life bringing down major drugs gangs but now believes all drugs should be legalised and brought under government control. Top criminal defence barrister Harry Potter, a regular at the Old Bailey, an author of several books who has presented a TV series on the law for the BBC and convicted armed robber Scott Walsh, who has experienced the law from the other side of the prison wall. All will give their unique insights into our criminal justice system from very different perspectives.  Click  here to purchase your tickets for this intriguing insight into our justice system and a chance to pose your questions to expert practitioners, who are top of their field.

This event will give you an exclusive insight into the English legal system from three different perspectives. It will open your eyes into how the law works on a day to day basis from an insider’s point of view.

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Neil Woods

Neil is a former undercover police officer. He infiltrated drug dealing gangs around the U.K. As part of the East Midland Special Operations Unit he also helped develop training for other undercover cops. He is a board member of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership in the USA and is the chair of the organisation in Europe. LEAP advocates for evidence driven policy and their position is that that evidence points towards legal regulation for all drugs, to take power away from Organised Crime. Neil is the author of his memoir Good CopBad War, and the history book Drug Wars with JS Rafaeli. He’s a regular media pundit around the world on the topics of drug policy, organised crime, corruption, and mental health in policing.

Harry Potter

Harry is a criminal defence barrister , a former fellow of Selwyn College Cambridge, who insists his famous name has been a distinct advantage. He has represented clients in all areas of crime, including court martials. He is a published author of several books on legal and Scottish history. His latest book tackles the history of prisons.. He has worked for the BBC presenting a TV series on our legal system and a documentary on capital punishment. He is also a qualified Church of England priest and for eight years was a prison chaplain attending many lifer review hearings. He believes that too many people are jailed and for too long. He regularly lectures on the death penalty, criminal justice and prisons.

Scott Walsh

Scott is convicted armed robber, who was jailed in the No 2 Court at the Old Bailey in 1996. His last sentence was 19 years ago. Scott transformed his life and is now a pillar of his community with a lawdegree and has worked as a Parish Councillor since 2008. He lectures on criminal justice, restorative approaches and his personal insights into our prison and the Justice System. He helped found and manage the charity, The Restorative Justice Foundation and has worked extensively with young offenders. Scott received a major award from the Ministry of Justice recognising his achievements in significantly reducingyouth crime through Restorative Justice (RJ) methods. His experience of youth crime and our prisons from a first hand perspective is second to none.

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