Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 14.00 - 15.00 UK time
Director of Public Prosecutions Max Hill QC
In conversation with Razia Iqbal
In navigating the unprecedented events of the past six months, the work of the CPS has remained firmly rooted in its mission to deliver fair and independent prosecutions. Independent prosecutions underpin the Rule of Law and protect the public interest. Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, will discuss what independence means for the Crown Prosecution Service in an extraordinary 2020 and beyond, and how it intersects with the Service's other values and responsibilities. He will consider what it means to remain independent while also being collaborative, responsive and adaptable in a changing world - and the importance of each of these qualities in maintaining public confidence in the criminal justice system.
Max Hill QC is the Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales.
He will be interviewed by Razia Iqbal presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service and The World Tonight on Radio 4.
The essay to accompany this event
'Prosecuting in the public interest: independence without isolation'
by Max Hill QC is available to download here
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