Monthly Archives: February 2014

Record number of people exonerated of crimes in US in 2013

 newspaper Eighty-seven people cleared of conviction, including in many cases which investigation revealed no crime ever committed. The number of people exonerated after they were falsely convicted of crimes in the US has reached an historic high, with 87 walking … Continue reading

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Anonymity for defendants accused of sexual abuse or rape

  After yet another high-profile case is lost by the CPS, this time in the trial of William Roache, it is time to reintroduce anonymity for defendants accused of sexual abuse or rape. At the very mention of the subject, … Continue reading

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False allegations: how to deal with them if you’re a teacher

This is an article from the Times Educational Supplement from 2010 but no less relevant today … By: John Berry   Being caught in the tangled web of a false allegation is a nightmare many struggle to recover from. … Continue reading

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