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The Brief: the hair trigger for perjury

Making a statement recklessly not caring whether it was true could be sufficient to prove perjury warn our resident chambers of specialist police barristers.

The Brief: the hair trigger for perjury

Date - 8th March 2021
By - Kevin Baumber
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The judgment in R. (Purvis) v. DPP [2020] EWHC 3573 (Admin) contains at least two lessons: the exposure of police officers to perjury charges, and the importance of doing well in disciplinary proceedings to those seeking to avoid criminal...
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