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Joint Enterprise

Clive Coleman examines the powerful legal doctrine of 'joint enterprise', which enables entire groups of people to be prosecuted for murder.

How do you solve a murder where a gang is involved, there is no evidence as to who inflicted the fatal blow, and no-one is talking? Clive Coleman examines the powerful legal doctrine of 'joint enterprise', which enables entire groups of people to be prosecuted for murder even though they may have played very different roles in a killing. But is it fair? And could a greater awareness of this complex law actually help to dramatically reduce gang murder?

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