Almost 200 court cases in London dropped or delayed every week because of prosecution failings

  9,560 cases thrown out or delayed in London due to failings by prosecution or court system Dropped and delayed cases estimated to cost taxpayer £17.4M nationally   23K (23,237) cases in London’s Crown and Magistrates courts were dropped or delayed in 2012. Failings by the prosecution and court system were to blame for four in ten (9,560) thrown out or delayed cases in the…