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Dr. Jeremy Dunning-Davies talks about the current misuse of some common English words such as “believe”. This is particularly pertinent when we have heard from the mouths of police officers that accusers will be “believed”. He goes on to mention the astonishing fact that some complainants are paid compensation even before their case is heard in court.
An anonymous writer makes the claim that important evidence that could help the accused was witheld by the police in Operation Pallial.
Jenni Watson gives useful advice to teachers on how to insure themselves against the possibility of needing to meet legal costs to defend themselves if wrongfully accused of abuse.
This edition is packed with helpful advice and people’s stories of wrongful allegations and how they coped.