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'Abject failure' of CPS blamed on collapsed Extinction Rebellion trial

Officer who arrested protesters not given sufficient notice to attend court after case management hearing.

'Abject failure' of CPS blamed on collapsed Extinction Rebellion trial

Date - 28th January 2020
By - Gary Mason
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Failure by the CPS to give a police witness enough notice to attend court has led to a collapsed trial involving Extinction Rebellion protestors. The trial judge at City of London Magistrates’ Court called the CPS mistake an “abject...
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