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Victims’ Right to Review Scheme—how effective is it?

Published on: 31 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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?

Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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