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DPP publishes interim policy on prosecuting assisted suicide


Launching his interim policy on prosecuting cases of assisted suicide today, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, called for public participation in a 12-week consultation on the factors he has identified which will be taken into account when considering whether prosecutions will be brought for this offence.… full story

Charging decision regarding shooting of Mark Saunders


The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has decided that no charges will be brought against any of the Metropolitan Police Service officers involved in the fatal shooting of the barrister Mark Saunders in West London on 6 May 2008.… full story

The Public Prosecution Service - Setting the Standard


The Public Prosecution Service - Setting the Standard

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, QC, has today published his plan for taking forward the public prosecution service, at the heart of the criminal justice service… full story

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