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Prosecution Decisions and Discretion: Revising the Code
London, United Kingdom
UCL Centre for Criminal Law
Prosecution Decisions and Discretion:
Revising the Code
Wednesday 5 December 2012
at the UCL Faculty of Laws
from 6 - 7.30pm, followed by a reception
Keir Starmer QC
(Director of Public Prosecutions)
and Dr Jonathan Rogers (Senior Lecturer, UCL)
Professor I.H. Dennis
(Director, UCL Centre for Criminal Law)
This lecture is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board (pending) with 1.5 CPD hours.
About this talk
This lecture will discuss issues relating to decisions to prosecute, and not to prosecute, in the context of the current revision of the Code for Crown Prosecutors. The extent and exercise of discretion in prosecution, the role of proportionality in prosecution decision-making, and the development of detailed policies in particular areas are all topics of great current interest. There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion
1-2 Endsleigh Street
WC1H 0EG London
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