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Joint enterprise law explained

There’s a new Supreme Court ruling out of the UK that could see convicted killers walking free from prison.

It’s all to do with Joint Enterprise, which means people can and have been convicted of murder, even if they did not inflict the fatal blow.

Cayman barrister Lee Halliday-Davis joins Tammi Sulliman to explain exactly what this means.

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  • […] UK Supreme Court has ruled that the Joint Enterprise law has been misinterpreted for over 30 years.This law allows for individuals to be convicted even if they didn’t issue the fatal shot and ‘could’ have foreseen violent acts by their associates. This will have an impact on us in terms of appeals and future cases. […]

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