Simon Warr, the former teacher and BBC broadcaster who was falsely accused of sex offences in 2012, has died of cancer aged 65.
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.
The first Innovation of Justice event is to be held on Saturday, 24 November 2018, at the University of Manchester. It aims to bring together victims of miscarriages of justice and those who can change or influence the law.
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…