News & Insights

Stewarts Soundbites Logo

Chloe Birch to discuss the recognition and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the criminal justice system in the latest series of Stewarts Soundbites.

26/08/2022

On the 7th September, Chloe Birch will join Emma Lyons, Senior Associate at Stewarts Law to discuss the recognition and treatment of TBI in the criminal justice system.

It is widely recognised that TBI can lead to difficulties with cognition, memory, social communication, self-regulation and behaviour, all of which may increase the risk of crime. TBI is highly prevalent among children and adults in offending institutions throughout UK; researchers have called TBI a ‘silent epidemic’ in criminal justice populations.

Chloe will offer insight into how offenders with brain injuries are managed, from arrest to release and everything in between. She will discuss:

  • the importance of awareness and training amongst practitioners
  • the potential impact upon sentencing
  • difficulties during time in prison and probation
  • the impact upon families

Chloe will examine the current state of play with regards to the handling of TBI offenders in the criminal justice system and consider the research and changes in progress.

Sign up to listen to this episode here.

Date: 7 September 2022

Time: 13:00 – 13:15

Authors

Popular Insights

Ben Hargreaves explores the inherent challenges in the admissibility of sexual history in sex cases. Section 41 of the Youth…

Articles
20/04/2020

Tom Edwards looks at the impact of the shift from Joint Enterprise to Common Purpose in the five years since…

Articles
19/08/2021

An analysis of the law on fitness to plead and stand trial in the magistrates’ courts: Silas Lee reviews the…

Articles
06/06/2021

Silas Lee, pupil barrister, reviews the statutory regime on witness anonymity. Anonymous witness orders are most commonly sought by the…

Articles
11/01/2021

Portfolio Builder

Select the practice areas that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Portfolio
Title Type CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)