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…
Dr Kevin Felstead’s speech on Falsely Accused Day, 9 September 2021.
Dr Julia Shaw says false memories of our past can threaten our future.
FACT (Supporting Victims of Unfounded Allegations of Abuse) have published their latest newsletter.
At the 27th Annual BFMS General Meeting, the keynote speaker was Professor Dr Henry Otgaar,
A group of organisations dedicated to supporting the falsely accused have come together to inaugurate a ‘Falsely Accused Day’ on 9 September 2021.
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…
Dr James Ost was a BFMS Advisory Board member who died in 2019. The following article was written in tribute to his work for the BFMS and was published in the academic journal ‘Memory’.