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BBC Radio 4 – Law in Action – False Memory – November 2021

Joshua Rozenberg examines the phenomenon of false memories and the impact they can have on courtroom testimony. Can our recollections ever be trusted fully? And, if not, how profound are the implications for the criminal justice system? He speaks to Sir Andrew McFarlane, the senior family judge in England and…

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BFMS Archival Study

When is the Issue of False Memory Raised in Historical Child Sexual Abuse Allegations? An archival study of 496 British cases Authors: Dr Julia Shaw, Maria-Bianca Leonte, Georgina Ball, Dr Kevin Felstead   This paper hopes to elucidate a sample of the types of allegations where a claim of false…