Posts tagged with  " home affairs select committee "

National conference – historic abuse allegations – REVISED contact details

February 3, 2009:

 For further information about this conference contact Garden Court North Chambers 0161 236 1840 or by email  not Jordan’s Solicitors.  National Conference on “The Challenges of Historic Allegations of Past Sexual Abuse” Garden Court North chambers are pleased to announce the first national conference on “The Challenges of Historic Allegations of Past Sexual Abuse” in […]

Early guilty pleas may earn discounts on jail terms

September 21, 2004:

In a move that will bring hoirror to all those who maintain their innocence and have been wrongly accused the Sentencing Commission chaired by Lord Woolfe have recommended that early guilty please might attract a discount. A report in todays Guardian states:”Defendants facing murder charges will be encouraged to plead guilty early to cut a […]

New hope for child abuse accused

February 15, 2004:

SEVEN Welsh carers and teachers serving a total of more than 80 years in jail for child abuse believe they are closer to proving their innocence.Lawyers acting for the men believe they have taken a major step forward in persuading miscarriage of justice investigators there may be questions over a number of convictions.The move could […]

Surely its time to review investigative procedures in sex cases

July 31, 2003:

The conclusion of John Leslie’s criminal prosecution comes at an apposite time: the sexual offences bill currently before parliament has been amended in the Lords to give people suspected of sex offences anonymity right up to conviction. The home affairs select committee proposed last month that sex suspects should have anonymity up to being charged. […]

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