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CCRC and historical sex abuse cases – parliamentary question

March 17, 2009:

The following question was asked in Parliament by Claire Curtis Thomas on 3rd March 2009 Claire Curtis-Thomas (Crosby, Labour) | Hansard source To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) complaints and (b) items of correspondence have been received by the Criminal Cases Review Commission in relation to historical sex abuse investigations […]

1.5 million arrests made a year

March 3, 2009:

 The following question was asked by Claire Curtis Thomas in Parliament. Claire Curtis-Thomas (Crosby, Labour) | Hansard source To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many persons arrested were later released on police bail of (a) less than three months, (b) three to six months, (c) six to nine months, […]

Number of wrongful convictions estimated at almost 87,000 [USA]

January 8, 2009:

The parade of wrongly convicted men from Dallas County makes you wonder how many other people suffered the same fate. Estimates vary, but a new study from Michigan pegs the number at almost 87,000 nationwide from 1989-2003. University of Michigan law professor Samuel Gross and Michigan State University law professor Barbara O’Brien base their projection […]

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