The collapse of the rape prosecution trial against Liam Allan in Croydon Crown Court could have widespread ramifications for other criminal cases, because it was discovered the police withheld 50,000 text messages when such information should have been disclosed as a matter of course.
The Daily Mail has recently published an extensive article covering regression therapy and false accusations of abuse.
Radio 3 broadcast a series of programmes on the nature of memory from Monday – Friday of this week (9 – 13 October).
BBC London broadcast a report on the Carol Felstead case on Friday, 29 September. The short news item covered the issue of false memories being implanted by therapists, and has contributions from Joseph Felstead (Carol’s father), Dr Kevin Felstead (Carol’s brother, and the BFMS Director of Communications) and Dr Julia…
On Friday, 29 September the BBC broadcast a short report on false memory and the Carol Felstead case. Carol’s father, Joseph, contributes to the report, as does Kevin Felstead, the Communications Director of the BFMS, and Dr Julia Shaw of the Department of Psychology at University College London.
By Frederick Crews. Publisher: Macmillan USA. Date: 2017. Possibly the most devastating critique of Freud ever published. Frederick Crews analyses Freud, his doctrines, and his working methods. His conclusion is that Freud was a charlatan.
Chris French will be presenting a talk at The Albany on 28 September, entitled ‘The Truth About the Satanic Panic and Other Modern Myths’.
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.
Many people find it difficult to believe that memories held by themselves or others can be changed or modified dramatically by third parties.
Beatrice, Nebraska was the location for what was probably the most extraordinary case of proven false memory in America’s history: