Crown Prosecution Service

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Have the police forgotten Robert Peel’s principles? | Letters
Letters: Policing academic Ruwan Uduwerage-Perera, union officer Duncan Woodhead and a former CPS prosecutor on a call by three senior officers to give police the power to charge suspects

02, Mar, 2023 @5:56 PM

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Graham Kent obituary
Other lives: Civil servant who specialised in tackling serious fraud for the Department of Work and Pensions

Roz Kaveney

19, Feb, 2023 @5:56 PM

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Joint enterprise prosecutions to be monitored for racial bias
CPS agrees, following legal challenge, to record age and race data after studies show young men and black boys suffer most

Simon Hattenstone

16, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Rap videos do heavy lifting for prosecutors in cases against young Black men | Letters
Letter: The music in these cases can mislead jurors and invoke racist stereotypes, say the rap expert witnesses Prof Eithne Quinn and Dr Abenaa Owusu-Bempah

12, Feb, 2023 @6:23 PM

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Defendants of colour more likely to be charged than white people, finds CPS study
Mixed ethnicity suspects in England and Wales charged 10 percentage points higher than rate of white counterparts for similar offences

Aamna Mohdin and Carmen Aguilar García

07, Feb, 2023 @4:44 PM

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Drill lyrics alone won’t send a man to prison | Letter
Letter: Thankfully, UK courts demand much more evidence in criminal trials than the contents of a rap song, says criminal barrister Sam Trefgarne

05, Feb, 2023 @5:28 PM

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‘Treat rape victims like heroes’: the survivor changing voyeurism laws
Emily Hunt felt powerless after CPS failed to charge man who filmed her naked and asleep. Now she advises UK government on sexual assault

Alexandra Topping

03, Feb, 2023 @1:29 PM

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Prosecutors drop attempted rape case against Mason Greenwood
Manchester United footballer, 21, was charged with attempted rape offence last year

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @3:48 PM

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Domestic abuse charges in England and Wales halved since 2015, as offences doubled
Exclusive: Domestic abuse charges authorised by CPS declined from 82,158 to 43,836 in 2021-2022, Labour party reveals

Jamie Grierson

27, Jan, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Ray-Bans, iPhones, Omega watches: how bookies’ gifts are fuelling a crisis
The case of Martin Sargeant, who was jailed for five years for stealing church funds, is highlighting efforts to learn more about gambling-driven crime

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

01, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Britain’s justice system is hampered by bad data collection | Letter
Letters: Dr Natalie Byrom writes that public policy regarding the courts is often driven by whim rather than good evidence

16, Nov, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Martyna Ogonowska was failed by a justice system rotten with rape myths | Harriet Wistrich
Martyna’s story is an object lesson in the state’s failure towards vulnerable women, says Harriet Wistrich, director of the Centre for Women’s justice

Harriet Wistrich

08, Nov, 2022 @1:40 PM

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