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Tag Archives: Child abuse
Why QCs like cross examination: they can destroy witnesses.
In the recent case of Lord Janner, we are told that those who make the allegations must face cross examination. We are told that this is necessary for justice. We are told that this is what the UK legal system … Continue reading
Posted in corruption, justice, philosophy Tagged Allegation, Amber Rudd, BBC, Child abuse, Criminal defense lawyer, Cross-examination, United Kingdom Comments Off on Why QCs like cross examination: they can destroy witnesses.
Police Surveillance: Are the Goddard Inquiry Survivor Groups a target?
Since 1968, the Police have used undercover tactics to infiltrate groups that posed what they considered a public order threat. Along the way, though, something went wrong. They began to put victims’ families under surveillance and infiltrate victim support groups. … Continue reading
Records management and the Wanless Report on Home Office files
Peter Wanless and Richard Whittam QC were commissioned to review two previous reviews commissioned by the Permanent Secretary at the Home Office in relation to child abuse. The first review focused on allegations about organised child abuse sent to the … Continue reading
Posted in Government, public sector, transparency Tagged Child abuse, Child sexual abuse, Geoffrey Dickens, Home Affairs Select Committee, Home Office, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Paedophile Information Exchange, Theresa May Comments Off on Records management and the Wanless Report on Home Office files