- Victims’ Right to Review Scheme—how effective is it?
- What is the Victims’ Right to Review Scheme (VRRS)?
- What are the main obstacles to the VRRS meeting its aims of providing victims with more rights?
- What could be done to make the scheme more effective?
- What advice should you give clients wanting to make use of it?
- How does this relate to corporate crime cases?
Corporate Crime analysis: The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has apologised to Girls Aloud star, Nicola Roberts for failing to prosecute an ex-boyfriend for violating his restraining order. Lisa McKinnon-Lower, solicitor at Byrne and Partners who worked on the case, says it highlights shortcomings in the scheme which gives victims the right to challenge certain CPS decisions.
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