Prosecution

The Way We Prosecute Rape Is Changing. Is This For The Better?

Nathalie Greenfield | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Nathalie Greenfield

We need to put measures in place which encourage women to report, take survivors' needs into account, and offer them hope of fairness and justice. Centring the crime and not the complainant in a rape trial moves to address this, and sets us on the right path.

High Court Rules Tony Blair Cannot Be Prosecuted Over Iraq War

Sheryn Omeri | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Politics
Sheryn Omeri

While the High Court's decision is effectively the, somewhat perfunctory, end to the attempted prosecution of Mr. Blair for aggression, it does not necessarily eliminate the possibility of other legal action in respect of the invasion of Iraq or indeed in respect of future acts of aggression which may be committed by a British head of state.

Louise Ridley

Illegal For 30 Years, So Why Has No-One Ever Been Convicted Of FGM In Britain?

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

An NHS doctor has been cleared of performing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the first British case of its kind amid claims that he was used as a "...

'Credible' Rape Cases Not Making It To Court, Top Prosecutor Warns

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK

Credible rape cases are failing to make it to court because of inconsistency and misinterpretation by police, the head of prosecutions for England and...

Businesses Could Face Prosecution If They Fail To Cater To Gay Weddings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

Businesses risk breaking the law if they refuse to offer their services to gay couples getting married, the government's equality watchdog has said. ...

Social Media Prosecutions: Why I Have Published Guidelines Today

Keir Starmer | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech
Keir Starmer

It is perhaps worth remembering that the Communications Act was originally drafted in 1935, to protect telephone operator staff from abuse. Through various re-enactments its reach has extended from telephones to all those using the internet.

Lloyds Ex-Fraud Chief Charged Over False Invoices Worth £2m

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK

Jessica Harper, former head of fraud and security for digital banking at Lloyds Banking Group, is to be charged with submitting false invoices totalli...