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Director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders ready to roll up her sleeves

PUBLISHED November 8, 2013

Alison Saunders is not someone to insist on legal solemnity. Phoned at 3am during the London riots of 2011, she was asked if more prosecutors were available for overnight hearings. None was, so she headed off to Highbury Corner magistrates court to take on the extra casework herself.

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