By Dan Josefsson. Publisher: Portobello Books Limited. Date: 2015. Perhaps the most extraordinary case in Swedish legal history – the story of the man who confessed to mass murders he did not commit.
Beatrice, Nebraska was the location for what was probably the most extraordinary case of proven false memory in America’s history:
Wired magazine has recently published an article on how memory research can be applied to criminal cases to distinguish between reliable and non-reliable memories.
Kato Harris knew he wanted to be a teacher from the age of 16. Helping pupils fulfil their potential was one of his driving ambitions.
Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers (FACT) have published their latest newsletter, which includes several interesting articles on false memory.
The claims of ‘Nick’ that leading figures of the ‘establishment’ were involved in an horrendous paedophile ring were one of the central planks of the Met Police’s Operation Midland.
An official report for Wiltshire Police drawn up by criminologist Dr Rachel Hoskins concluded that the ‘Heath Inquiry, like the Westminster VIP Inquiry, rests on an over-active imagination.’
Leading psychologist, Elizabeth Loftus, has been awarded the 2016 John Maddox Prize for pursuing sound science in the public interest, whilst facing hostility from those who opposed her research.
A hard hitting article from Liberation, published on 23 August. The article has been translated from the original French. The police have concluded that monetary fraud was an an important motive behind the therapist’s behaviour.
The case against therapist Anne Craig continues. Victoria Cayzer was first treated by Anne Craig in 2010, when she was 21, and has continued her relationship with the therapist ever since.