Everyone must be afforded due process rights, especially those facing the ultimate penalty: execution. The DPP has made extraordinary progress in protecting this most fundamental right in a range of jurisdiction.

Co-Executive Director Saul Lehrfreund featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times

We are pleased that Saul Lehrfreund has been featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times.

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Split Decision (Private Eye on the JCPC’s judgment in Jay Chandler)

March 2018
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UK judges uphold death sentence of Trinidad prisoner despite him “more likely than not” having serious mental illness

March 2018
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Singapore public opinion survey shows low support for the mandatory death penalty

March 2018
Research by the National University of Singapore has revealed that the Singaporean public favours a ... Read more