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Nuls points or, the French Profumo Affair

Crown prosecutors, as a general rule, do not drop high-profile cases for shits and giggles. If an accused has been arraigned before a Grand Jury (common in the US), or the matter has sailed through committal proceedings (Australia and England) or satisfied the Examining Magistrate or Procurator Fiscal (Scotland and most of the Continent), then […]