The Batholomew’s Notes website has helpfully provided a comprehensive summary of the recent media coverage of the Carl Beech case, which has resulted in his conviction and imprisonment for 18 years on 12 counts of perverting the course of justice, one of fraud, and several child sexual offences.
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The Guardian’s Max Sanderson explores the world of false memory with the assistance of Dr Julia Shaw and Professor Elizabeth Loftus. Memories are constantly changing and updating. They are not like recordings on a video tape. False memories can be implanted, and used for good or ill.
Elizabeth Loftus talks about how false memories can be implanted, and how eyewitness testimony can be manipulated.
Claire Anderson, of ABV Solicitors, writes in The Times: Leaving suspects in the dark for years can destroy lives – our justice system must unite for change. Waiting for results is stressful, whether it be for medical tests or exams, indeed anything that will have an impact on one’s…
Man Who ‘Invented’ VIP Westminster Abuse Ring on Trial
One of the most important questions anyone interested in the phenomenon of recovered memories faces is how widespread they are.
FACT – Falsely Accused Carers, Teachers and Other Professionals – has published its Winter 2018 Newsletter.
Mistakes Were Made – But Not By Me! Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts, by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson. Publisher: Pinter Martin Ltd. Date: 2015 (Third Edition).
Bad Psychology: How Forensic Psychology Left Science Behind, by Robert A. Forde. Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Date: September 2017.
The first Innovation of Justice event is to be held on Saturday, 24 November 2018, at the University of Manchester. It aims to bring together victims of miscarriages of justice and those who can change or influence the law.