The Daily Mail has published an article linking false memory to the VIP paedophile scandal.
The Sunday Times (18 October 2015) published the following headline: ‘VIP sex cases link to false memory – Experts slam controversial therapy.’
Another extraordinary case has recently surfaced after a woman received psychotherapy and then claimed she recalled being raped 40 years previously. The jury rejected her accusations after hearing more of the background facts and of the extensive nature of the therapy she had been given.
One man’s fight to clear his name of accusations of historic abuse. Gathering together information for his own defence, Simon Warr fought through an adversarial legal system that presumed him guilty before he’d even gone to trial. On bail for 2 years, he was finally able to prove his innocence…
“Challenging Miscarriages – the Inability of the System to Accept Responsibility” by Mark Newby, United Against Injustice, Conference, Liverpool, Saturday 10th October 2015.
The Police Foundation have recently published an interesting article, noting how many officials involved in the judicial process lack training in how to assess whether an individual’s memories are true or false. It is no secret that in the past the police have frequently and repeatedly failed the victims…
Another lacerating article on the historic abuse investigations being pursued by the police. One of the central witnesses in Operation Midland has, according to Dominic Lawson writing in the Daily Mail, been revealed as ‘a man with a history of false claims.’ The Sunday Telegraph reported that ‘Darren’ had…
Charles Moore, in the Daily Telegraph, assesses the collapsing police investigations into historic child abuse. To what extent are the police prejudicing their own investigations when they start with the belief that all accusations are true?
What has happened to the system of criminal justice in the United Kingdom?