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Video on prosecution.

In this video Patrick Gallimore, a lecturer in York Law School, discusses what prosecution is, and who does it. He considers the background for the creation of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the tests which Crown Prosecutors apply when deciding whether a prosecution should go ahead.

There are lots of different things to reflect on in the video.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of there being different organisations with prosecutorial responsibilities?

Given what you know about why it was created and how it works, how would you determine whether the Crown Prosecution Service was a success?

Do discuss anything you find interesting in the video with your colleagues.

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From Crime to Punishment: an Introduction to Criminal Justice

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