The Batholomew’s Notes website has helpfully provided a comprehensive summary of the recent media coverage of the Carl Beech case, which has resulted in his conviction and imprisonment for 18 years on 12 counts of perverting the course of justice, one of fraud, and several child sexual offences.
Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, will stand down in October of this year.
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 claims of ‘Nick’ that leading figures of the ‘establishment’ were involved in an horrendous paedophile ring were one of the central planks of the Met Police’s Operation Midland.
Matthew Scott has produced one of his most remarkable articles for the Barrister Blogger website.
Operation Midland has come to an end. The Metropolitan Police have announced they will proceed no further.
Following sensational claims about a paedophile ring involving MPs, widely reported in the national press, Matthew Scott, a respected senior Barrister, has written a brilliant and illuminating essay which warns of the dangers of leaping to precipitous conclusions
The Hampstead Satanic cult hoax must be classed as one of the most bizarre cases ever to be examined in a British court.
Dealing with the recent acquittal of Neil Fox from accusations of historic sexual abuse, barrister Matthew Scott assesses some of the key issues in the case.
A very comprehensive article by barrister Matthew Scott on whether or not those who make false allegations should be prosecuted.