Practice Notes: Procedures

Judge refuses CPS appeal against protester acquittals

Application 'significantly' and 'repeatedly' misrepresents court's judgment, says distric

25 May 2016

White collar prosecutions up for first time in five years

Over 600,000 fraud reports in same period but only a 1 per cent increase in prosecution

24 May 2016

SFO’s ‘blockbuster funding’ called into question

White collar crime agency could provide better value for money, repor

24 May 2016

Draconian law cheats Hillsborough families out of compensation

Urgent law review needed to reflect modern society, sa

20 May 2016

How useful are DPAs to 
the defendant?

Deferred prosecution agreements can reduce costs and potentially lead to further prosecutions, but for companies they have few advantages over a guilty ple

17 May 2016

Criminalisation of doping in sport

Dr Gregory Ioannidis considers whether the public interest can justify a coercive response to anti-doping violations i

13 May 2016

Brexit will harm UK’s ability to combat cyber attacks, say experts

Covert policing barrister takes aim at IP Bill for not being sufficiently precise to meet minimum lega

13 May 2016

New ‘failure to prevent’ offences in corruption crackdown

Lawyers react to government plans on extending scope of economi

12 May 2016

Government must put its money where its mouth is to fight corruption, say lawyers

Serious Fraud Office needs increased funding to level the playing field in war o

11 May 2016

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