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Another false allegation conviction successfully appealed

It is always very difficult trying to get a system which works and deals with identifying people who have committed crimes properly.

I have always felt that there is a difference in the evidential requirements for sanctions that involve long term imprisonment from those that say involve a small fine. What has happened is that the evidential reguirements for everything have shifted. These result in substantially more false convictions. Some of the worst false convictions are those of the mothers who were alleged to have killed their babies that died from SIDS.

These were situations that were really tragic for the mothers and then they were blamed for it and punished. Those people who were responsible for this situation should really be held to account.

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TonyF said…
This mans name had been splattered across the tabloids when this happened. Now he has been freed and found innocent, shouldn't the woman who put him there have her name and photo in the press.
After all, she apparently has done it before and it would help men to be on their guard.

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