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Bail ruling 'a disaster for police'

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A new legal ruling means that police in England and Wales will have just four days to make a charge against someone, even if they are on bail.

Michael Zander QC, eminent legal scholar and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics, considers the impact of the changes.


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