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No charges following death by suicide of Daniel James

Decision On Prosecution - The Death By Suicide Of Daniel James - Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions

Autumn Performance Report

CPS Autumn Performance Report 2008

Huntingdon Life Sciences blackmail plotters guilty

The conviction of seven animal rights activists for threatening and intimidating people and companies that they suspected were associated with Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) marks the end of a prolonged and sustained campaign of threats, intimidation and damage to property, Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) reviewing lawyer Alastair Nisbet said today.

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