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Criminal plea of mitigation R v Jones

Watch this video from The University of Law which provides an example of a criminal plea of mitigation.

Now that we have learnt about the different skills that lawyers need, what do they actually look like in action?

In the previous video Chlo spoke about a plea of mitigation, when a lawyer argues somebody’s sentence in criminal proceedings should be reduced. In this circumstance the lawyer’s skills of persuasion or advocacy are key.

Now watch this video where Catherine, a barrister who specialises in crime, delivers a plea of mitigation for her client ‘Jones’.

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