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The Evolving Role of the English Crown Prosecution Service

Chris Lewis

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the advances in public prosecution in England and Wales over the quarter century since the establishment of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). The CPS was initially granted a ... More


Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Julian Petley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

How does film and video censorship operate in Britain? Why does it exist? And is it too strict? Starting in 1979, the birth of the domestic video industry — and the first year of the Thatcher ... More


Investigation and Prosecution Structures

Peter Alldridge

in Criminal Justice and Taxation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198755838
eISBN:
9780191816963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755838.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Law of Obligations

Evasion prosecutions have always been different from the general run of those organized by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). There have been changes over years in the organization of prosecutions. ... More


Police

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The police are subject to a range of different legal controls. They have a general duty to uphold the law, and breach of this duty can, in principle, be enforced by way of judicial review ... More


Complaints of Sexual Abuse and the Decline of Objective Prosecuting

Luke Gittos

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

The argument of this chapter is that the last decade has seen a shift away from objectivity in the prosecution of sex cases. This shift has taken two primary forms. The first is the passing of new ... More


The Decision to Prosecute

John Sprack and Michael Engelhardt–Sprack

in A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843566
eISBN:
9780191932403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843566.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This Chapter is mainly concerned with the considerations taken into account by the police and the Crown Prosecution Service in deciding whether they should commence a prosecution and (in the case ... More


‘The Way Things Are Now’: An Interview with Robin Duval

Julian Petley

in Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Robin Duval. One of the difficulties with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) throughout a large part of its history was that it left an awfully ... More


DUTY OF CARE

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In order to succeed in a negligence action, the claimant must establish that he or she was owed a ‘duty of care’ by the defendant. The following chapter examines the tests the courts apply to ... More


Criminal Justice and Taxation

Peter Alldridge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198755838
eISBN:
9780191816963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755838.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Law of Obligations

The book considers the development of tax evasion offences and the relationship between them and the pertinent evidential rules, prosecution structures, and decision-making processes. It gives a ... More


Alternative Remedies

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book focuses primarily upon claims brought against public authorities for the tort of negligence. Where a public authority causes harm to an individual, either deliberately or carelessly, ... More


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