Prosecuting the Media: The DPP’s final guidelines – Alex Bailin QC and Edward Craven

26 09 2012

On 13 September 2012 the Director of Public Prosecutions published final Guidelines for prosecutors on assessing the public interest in cases affecting the media. The guidelines set out the approach that the CPS will take to prosecutorial decisions that affect the media. In particular, they provide guidance to prosecutors on how to decide whether a prosecution is in the public interest. Read the rest of this entry »