Examples of Miscarriages of Justice and Wrongful Allegations

Our justice system is not perfect and innocent people can be wrongly accused, prosecuted or even convicted. Miscarriages of justice and wrongful allegations are not as rare as you might think.

A past member of FACT compiled a database of wrongful allegations of sexual abuse recorded in the years 2010 to 2019. These are referenced with links to the news items where they were reported.

The list can be downloaded as a Word Document below.

Cases of False Accusations of Sexual Abuse 2010-2019

The University of Exeter Law School has been building a register of miscarriages of justice, which can be accessed at the following link.

University of Exeter Law School Miscarriages of Justice Registry

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