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Multiple Allegations

Penney Lewis

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282289
eISBN:
9780191705441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282289.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Many CSA cases involve multiple complaints and/or multiple complainants. Rules based on the balance of probative value and prejudicial effect generally govern the admissibility of evidence of any ... More


Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Ros Burnett (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

Child sexual abuse, rape and other abuse against vulnerable populations attract outrage around the world. It is right that efforts have been redoubled to prevent and intervene against them, but where ... More


Introduction

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book summarises the findings of a study that explored Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) in the United Kingdom and the views and experiences of the three key parties involved — the agencies, ... More


The impact on communities and victims

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In order to find out how different community groups and victims in the United Kingdom felt about the effectiveness of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs), seven focus groups were conducted in ... More


Complainants Use Deceptive Ambiguity

Roger W. Shuy

in Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190669898
eISBN:
9780190669928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669898.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Complainants are people who suspect of crimes often committed by members of their own family or someone they know. They go to the police, who then have the complainants tape-record their ... More


Managing Efficiency and Thoroughness in Case Review

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato

in Reasons to Doubt: Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198794578
eISBN:
9780191836022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794578.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the Criminal Cases Review Commission's decision-making process through the lens of efficiency and thoroughness. It first considers the ‘sense-making’ process of gathering and ... More


To Catch a Sex Offender: Police, Trawls, and Personal Injury Solicitors

David Rose

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the interaction between police and personal injury solicitors in cases of alleged historical child abuse, and the consequent risk of miscarriages of justice. Inspired by the ... More


Complainant Credibility in Sexual Offence Cases

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato

in Reasons to Doubt: Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198794578
eISBN:
9780191836022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794578.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the Criminal Cases Review Commission's approach to sexual offence cases that tend to present evidence pertaining to the credibility of the complainant. Drawing on forty-six ... More


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