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The Protest Handbook is a clear and accessible guide to protest law and the only handbook available that exclusively covers both the criminal and civil aspects of this area of the law.
Guiding practitioners and non-practitioners through the process from beginning to end, The Protest Handbook is presented in five clear chapters that relate to each stage of a potential case. The chapters include practical assistance in line with protesters’ experience of attending demonstrations, the chronological structure of a case, relevant areas of substantive law in sections that cover groups of similar offences, the topical issue of the law relating to occupations and remedies available where protesters’ rights have been infringed.
Drawing together all relevant provisions, this handy volume ensures relevant authorities are complete and cross-referenced, thus making the whole area of the law easy to research and digest. It covers the new DPP Guidance on charging protesters, plus the following list of legislation, case law and more:-
The Protest Handbook is an essential title for all barristers and solicitors who work in criminal practice, as well as charities, organisations and community groups that provide advice and support for protests and protesters.
Tom Wainwright and Anna Morris are barristers at Garden Court Chambers, Owen Greenhall is a barrister and former member of the ‘Climate Camp’ legal team and Katherine Craig is a solicitor at the leading human rights firm, Christian Khan.
All four are committed protest lawyers with a strong reputation and wide experience in protecting and upholding the rights of protestors, particularly their rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.