Tag: Public Interest

The Insecurity of Public Interest: Criminal Law and Dumpster Diving

Henrique Carvalho casts a critical eye over the Crown Prosecution Service’s claim that prosecuting so-called ‘dumpster diving’ was in the public interest.The idea of insecurity seems to have an ever increasing hold on our contemporary social imaginary, a tendency which is now regularly used by the authorities in order to legitimise a specific notion of…