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Right to private life—challenging decisions to prosecute (SXH v Crown Prosecution Service)

Right to private life—challenging decisions to prosecute (SXH v Crown Prosecution Service)
Published on: 24 April 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Right to private life—challenging decisions to prosecute (SXH v Crown Prosecution Service)
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issue arose for the Supreme Court’s consideration?
  • What did the court decide and why?
  • How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
  • What does the judgment tell us about the scope of Article 8 ECHR?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: The Supreme Court’s decision in SXH v Crown Prosecution Service that a decision to prosecute could not be challenged on the ground that it was an unjustifiable interference with the defendant’s right to respect for private life is explored by James Goudie QC, of 11KBW. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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