LPC Criminal Litigation Guide

Studying Criminal Litigation for the LPC (Legal Practice Course)? This LPC Criminal Litigation Revision Guide has been prepared by our team of LPC qualified experts to help you revise for the compulsory Criminal Litigation module of the Legal Practice Course.

Just use the menu here to find the pages you're most interested in, or start at the beginning and use the links at the bottom of each page to walk through all of the pages, step by step. Each page also includes a 'breadcrumb' navigation (at the top) so you can see where you are in the guide.

LPC help and writing services...

  • Fast, affordable help with your LPC
  • LPC-qualified tutors waiting to assist
  • Essays, coursework, drafting – whatever you need

Need more help with your LPC Criminal Litigation Course?  Our LPC-qualified experts are on standby.  They can assist in any way you like with your LPC course, from fully custom essay writing or custom LPC coursework assignments, through to drafting clauses and contracts for you.  Whatever you need, just click here to place an order or give us a call to find out more.

LPC Criminal Litigation Contents

  1. The Classification of Criminal Offences
  2. The Purpose of the Law of Criminal Evidence
  3. Detention and Interrogation
  4. The Right to Silence at the Police Station
  5. Unlawfully and Unfairly Obtained Evidence
  6. Confession Evidence
  7. Obtaining Identification Evidence
  8. Advising at the Police Station
  9. The Decision to Prosecute
  10. Public Funding and Early Stages of the Criminal Justice Process
  11. The Law and Practice Relating to Court Bail
  12. Prosecuting an Either Way Offence
  13. Pre-Trial Disclosure or Evidence
  14. Summary Proceedings
  15. Crown Court Proceedings Pre-Trial
  16. Crown Court Trial
  17. The Burden of Proof
  18. Witnesses' Evidence: the Preliminary Issues
  19. Witness' Testimony
  20. Corroboration: The Turnball Guidelines and Opinion Evidence
  21. Hearsay Evidence
  22. The Rules of Evidence and the Accused at Trial
  23. Private Privilege
  24. General Principles of Sentencing
  25. Sentencing Options
  26. Appeals
  27. Youth Justice
  28. The Classification of Criminal Offences

Your Criminal Litigation module on the LPC covers the criminal process, from arrest to the final disposal of the case.  Topics you'll typically cover include:

  • Advising on and applying for legal aid
  • Advising suspects at the police station
  • Assessing prosecution and defence cases
  • Bail applications
  • Detention and the role of the custody officer
  • Determining where the case is to be held
  • Impact of the ECHR and the HRA 1998
  • Professional conduct matters that affect criminal practice and advocacy
  • The range of sentences available
  • The rules of evidence

These revision notes cover all of the popular Criminal Litigation LPC topics and more. 

>> The Classification of Criminal Offences