Do the police, the Crown Prosecution Service, and the barristers appointed to prosecute and defend those accused of historic allegations still follow due process?
The Justice Gap
Jimmy Savile and Bryn Estyn – the Danger of Modern Witch Hunts Barrister Mark Barlow and Solicitor Advocate Mark Newby have written an impressive article on the Jimmy Savile scandal and the recent epidemic of historic abuse accusations.
From ‘The Justice Gap’ – an introduction to the Victor Nealon case, a grotesque miscarriage of justice.
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…