Public accountability of public prosecutions
The role of the Prosecutor and the exercise of Prosecutorial discretion can have an enormous impact on the outcome of criminal proceedings. The exercise of Prosecutorial discretion is, however, often secretive and misunderstood. There have been concerns that a lack of accountability and transparency can result in a fertile bed for corruption. This article considers the development of the prosecution system in Australia. It analyses the discretion that the Prosecutor wields and examines...[Show more]
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|Source:||Murdoch University Law Review 20.1 (2013): 28-75|
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