Articles and speeches

Articles and speeches from the CPS on matters of relevance to the Criminal Justice System.

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Emerging Areas of Child Abuse and Exploitation

Speech by Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, to the Heads of Prosecuting Agencies Conference in Uganda, 15-17 April 2019

| Speech , Sexual offences, Youth crime, International and organised crime, Violent crime , CPS News

How cases are prosecuted in the CPS: From charge to conviction - a case study

The CPS prosecuted 533,161 cases last year. Here, see how we prosecuted a man for murder from the first phone call through to conviction.

| Article , CPS News

International Women's Day 2019

Max Hill QC: "I’m extremely proud of the valuable contribution CPS staff make all year round but as part of International Women’s Day, it is right we celebrate the achievements of our female staff.

| Article , CPS News

DPP's Speech to the Forensic Science Regulator’s Annual Conference

Good morning. Thank you, Gill, for inviting me here today, and thank you for the contribution that you and your staff are making to improve the quality of forensic science in the criminal justice system; your work is so important, and I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you all.

| Speech , CPS News

Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Speech to the Bar Council - 12 January 2019

Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. It is a real pleasure to come here this morning at my friend Richard’s first full Bar Council of his year in the Chair. I want to start by wishing him well throughout his time, and then the same for my friend Amanda who will make another fine Chair of this Council for 2020. You are in the best of hands.

| Speech , CPS News

Kalisher Lecture - Max Hill

Full text of the Director of Public Prosecution's Kalisher Lecture, 13 November 2018

| Speech

Prosecutions and the public - Redesigning Justice: Promoting civil rights, trust and fairness

Speech by Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, to the Howard League for Penal Reform


Good morning, it's a pleasure to be here.

| Speech

DPP speech to the International Summit on Modern Slavery

Wilton Park, 21 February 2018

| Speech , International and organised crime , CPS News

Speech by Sue Hemming, CPS Head of Counter Terrorism, at the National Security Summit, London, 25 October 2017

Assistant Commissioner Rowley has spoken about the current threat and countering terrorism in all its guises. There is no area where it is more important for all agencies and departments to have a joined up approach and ensure that we have a consistent, coherent and effective system.

| Speech , CPS News

DPP - John Harris Memorial Lecture

Speech from Alison Saunders, DPP, on developments in technology and society, and addressing terrorism, fraud and mental health issues.

| Speech , CPS News


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