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A lesson unlearnt

The Crown Prosecution Service today released a report claiming that false allegations of rape are “serious but rare”, and that the “misplaced belief” that such claims are “rife” may undermine investigations and lead to “injustice for victims” of rape and violence. Read the full story

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CPS attempts to recognise jokes on social media

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published a 14-page guide which aims to prevent repeats of the so-called Twitter joke trial. Read the full story

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Rebekah Brooks charged with perverting course of justice

The Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is to be charged with perverting the course of justice over the phone hacking investigation, along with her racecourse trainer husband Charlie. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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