Monthly Archives: December 2013

The effect of changes in the UK which erodes the core of good justice – ‘innocent until proven guilty’

WHY IT IS TOO EASY TO BE FALSELY ACCUSED AND CONVICTED OF ABUSE WHEN FACTUALLY INNOCENT     A Briefing Paper by F.A.C.T. (Falsely Accused Teachers, Carers and other Professionals) Earlier developments Erosion of ‘similar fact evidence’ Two … Continue reading

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‘Myths and Facts for Schools’ about touch, abuse, and panic: is the tide turning at last?

Originally posted on ESRC Moral Panic Seminar Series, 2012 – 2014:
Having devoted much of the last decade or so to researching and writing about the way that adult anxieties about child abuse (and misjudged ways of seeking to prevent it), have…

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