Crown Prosecution Service

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Liberty threatens to sue government over ‘racist’ joint enterprise law
Human rights group argues law unfairly attaches gang motives to black and minority-ethnic young men

David Conn

06, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Met police officer charged with GBH after man paralysed by Taser
Jordan Walker-Brown is paralysed from the chest down after being shot in May 2020

Tobi Thomas

31, Mar, 2022 @5:23 PM

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Courts condemn Home Office and CPS in two separate trafficking cases
Court of appeal’s rejection of the Home Office’s appeal a ‘landmark ruling’ for victims

Diane Taylor

17, Mar, 2022 @6:03 PM

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‘My childhood was stolen. Why is my adulthood being taken, too?’ The rape survivors waiting 1,000 days for prosecution
Court closures, defunded legal aid and barrister shortages are adding to an already excruciating ordeal, while invasive investigations are leading many to drop proceedings altogether

Anna Moore

03, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Rape victims ‘systematically failed’ in England and Wales, report finds
Joint inspection by two government watchdogs identifies multiple failings in police and criminal justice system

Rajeev Syal and Alexandra Topping

25, Feb, 2022 @12:01 AM

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CPS head Max Hill severely criticised over record low in rape convictions
Vera Baird, victims’ commissioner, says DPP has overseen ‘catastrophic’ period in CPS’s history

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

22, Feb, 2022 @12:59 PM

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Euston tunnellers’ court victory at risk as CPS seeks to overturn verdict
Six protesters walked free after spending a month underground in front of London station

Diane Taylor

14, Feb, 2022 @5:08 PM

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Police to look again at decision to charge Caroline Flack with assault
Mother of Love Island presenter, who took her own life in 2020, says Flack’s fame influenced decision

Rachel Hall and agency

14, Feb, 2022 @9:22 AM

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Speaker rebukes Boris Johnson for remarks about Starmer and Savile
Lindsay Hoyle criticises PM’s comments but does not demand apology, after former Tory chief whip condemned the ‘smear’

Jessica Elgot and Niamh McIntyre

01, Feb, 2022 @11:40 PM

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Court backs CPS decision not to charge alleged killer of drowned boy
Mother of Christopher Kapessa attacks justice system over response to incident in Wales in July 2019

Damien Gayle

24, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Failure to prosecute over boy’s drowning in Welsh river ‘irrational’, court told
Mother of 13-year-old Christopher Kapessa, who died in 2019, mounts judicial review against DPP decision

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

13, Jan, 2022 @4:45 PM

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Convictions quashed for men who drove dinghies across Channel
Appeals court rules in favour of men filmed piloting small boats after prosecutors ‘misunderstood’ law

Diane Taylor

21, Dec, 2021 @6:43 PM

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