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

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DPP Max Hill's speech to the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime

Economic crime poses a threat to countries’ economies and institutions and causes serious harm to society and individuals. Tackling it is a priority for the Crown Prosecution Service of England and Wales – and last year we published our first ever CPS Economic Crime Strategy.

| Speech , Fraud and economic crime , CPS News

Max Hill QC's opening speech to the Heads of Prosecuting Agencies Conference

Good morning, and welcome – to London and to this Heads of Prosecuting Agencies Conference. What a pleasure it is to be together in-person again after three years, and we are delighted to be hosting you all here.

| Speech , Fraud and economic crime, International and organised crime , CPS News

Max Hill QC's opening speech to the joint CPS/NPCC conference on Rape and Serious Sexual Offences

I must start by saying thank you to you all. Thank you for your commitment and your really dedicated work to tackle these dreadful crimes. I am very grateful to you all, without exception.

| Speech , Sexual offences , CPS News

CPS Wessex: Successful Hate Crime Cases in May 2022

Pride Month

In June, we are joining with our CPS colleagues, criminal justice partners and local communities to celebrate Pride month.

| Article , Hate crime , Wessex News

CPS West Midlands: Successful Hate Crime Cases April 2022

In April 2022, CPS West Midlands Magistrates' and Crown Court units successfully prosecuted various hate crime cases. Below are just a handful of the cases we prosecuted.

| Article , Hate crime , West Midlands News

Criminal justice after COVID-19 - Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions

Future of Legal Practice series – King’s College London – 17 March

| Speech , CPS News

Improving victims’ experiences of the justice system: CPS responds to Ministry of Justice Victims’ Bill consultation

At the CPS it’s our responsibility to prosecute the right person for the right offence. We make our decisions objectively using the two-stage test set out in our Code for Crown prosecutors.

| Article , CPS News

DPP Max Hill on how we’re taking action against racist and homophobic football chants

The beauty of football is that anyone can play. All you need is a ball, some friends, and a goal. Fans can unite anywhere in the world with a shared love of a club, country or just the game itself. It is perhaps the most inclusive sport.

| Article , Hate crime , CPS News

Speech by Max Hill QC to the National Criminal Justice Conference

Good afternoon, everyone. I am pleased to be here with you today, and it is a pleasure to follow the Chief Magistrate – supporting vulnerable victims and witnesses is a priority for all of us, and it was invaluable to hear his insight.

| Speech , Sexual offences , CPS News

DPP Speech to the Bar Council, 24 April 2021

I’m always grateful to be given the opportunity to address you, and after the last year – the likes of which we have never experienced before – I am particularly pleased to be able to come to thank you for all you have done, and to look ahead together.

| Speech , CPS News

#HateCrimeMatters

Our social media campaign #HateCrimeMatters explains what hate crime is, and what can be done about it.

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