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Prosecution in the Public Interest

The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, delivered the Apex Scotland annual lecture on the subject of “Prosecution in the Public Interest”.

Speaking at the Signet Library, Edinburgh on 5 September he explored prosecutorial independence, decision making, judgement and the wider range of appropriate prosecutorial action. 

The full text of the Lord Advocate’s speech can be read: HERE 

The Lord Advocate was invited to give this year’s lecture by Apex Scotland  as part of their commitment “to moving forward the thinking around Justice and the ambition for a more modern, fair and effective system of legal governance.”