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Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse – Important New Book

October 28, 2016:
Cover of Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

This new book, Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse, is edited by Dr Ros Burnett (Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford). It contains 21 chapters by criminologists, psychologists, legal scholars and other experts, discussing policies and practices that impact on people who are falsely accused of sexual and physical offences against adults and children. […]

Compensation for wrongful conviction

May 11, 2015:

The Independent reports Sam Hallam, another victim of a wrongful conviction, has joined forces with Victor Nealon to fight the new law introduced last year to cut compensation for the victims of wrongful convictions. This week sees their test case reaching the UK High Court.

Solicitors to challenge to Sex Offenders Registration Rules

March 12, 2013:

The following Media release has been issued by Quality Solicitors Jordans X v Secretary of State for Home Department March 7, 2013 It has been confirmed that a challenge to the requirement of convicted Sex Offenders to provide details of their bank accounts and credit cards will be heard by the Administrative Court at Birmingham […]

Employers running out of time to prepare for new Vetting & Barring Scheme

February 25, 2010:

The ISA have issued a Media Release informing employers that time is running out for them to prepare for new Vetting & Barring Scheme Employers running out of time to prepare for new Vetting & Barring Scheme For the first time if you knowingly or unknowingly employ someone without the proper ISA/CRB checks you will be […]

New prison website launched

January 15, 2008:

A new prison website has been launced by Mike Leach. It provides a newspapers called CONVERSE, a forum, and a wealth of useful information. The site (here) is described as the definitive independent web site dedicated to authoritative, balanced, and informed coverage of the penal system of England and Wales – whether your interest in prisons […]

Doctor justifies his role in baby death cases

July 2, 2005:

The multiple injuries of Sally Clark’s babies were detailed to the General Medical Council yesterday as a leading paediatricians defended his reputation against accusations that his evidence had led to her wrongful conviction for double murder.Professor Sir Roy Meadow, who is charged with serious professional misconduct for giving “seriously misleading and flawed” statistical evidence at […]

Meadow faces mothers who he helped jail as baby killers

June 22, 2005:

Three families whose lives were devastated by one of the country’s most eminent and controversial paediatricians sat in silence yesterday as disciplinary charges were brought against him that could destroy his reputation.In one of the most high-profile hearings ever held by the General Medical Council, Professor Sir Roy Meadow is accused of using flawed and […]

DOCTOR FLAWED – Meadow denies 'misleading' evidence in child murder trials

helped wrongly convict a mother of murdering her two sons, medical watchdogs were told yesterday.Two other mums Professor Sir Roy Meadow helped send to jail for killing their babies were at a General Medical Council hearing to confront him for the first time since they were freed.Sitting 10ft from him, Angela Cannings and Donna Anthony […]

Michael Jackson cleared of child abuse

June 13, 2005:

Michael Jackson has been dramatically cleared of child abuse and all of the other charges he was facing, including allegations he supplied alcohol to minors.The 46-year-old pop star had faced up to 20 years in prison and the end of his career. It took the jury of eight women and four men at the Santa […]

CRY RAPE WIFE DID IT BEFORE SAYS MOTHER

June 7, 2005:

THE wife jailed after she cried rape had falsely accused a man before, her mother said yesterday.Jane Nordhaug said she was shocked by the 12-month sentence handed out on Monday to Merette Underwood, below.Underwood, 32, who is Norwegian, invented the rape story to cover up a one-night stand and fool husband Toby.Mum Jane said: “There […]

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