False Allegations

Being Different Is Not a Crime - False Allegations Do Occur

Duncan Lindsay | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Duncan Lindsay

TV Drama 'The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies' hammers home the important message that not all of those arrested for a crime are guilty: Yes, even the strange looking ones.

Men Falsely Accused of Rape Also Deserve Justice

Bob Morgan | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bob Morgan

More needs to be done to protect women who are victims of such crimes and the criminal justice system needs to get better at it. I think all this is true - but I don't think that that injustice means it is right to deny men justice when they suffer imprisonment and disgrace for something they did not do.

Should Rape Defendants Be Anonymous?

Sarah Lothian | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Lothian

So why should rape and sexual assault be treated differently? Either we have faith in our justice system, or we don't... By protecting defendants, what are we saying about our confidence in the evidence presented - which includes the reliability of the witnesses involved?

Why Are False Allegations So Popular on the Internet?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

Malicious gossip, if unchecked, could end up influencing who governs us. If it wasn't for the spread of such sham information on the internet, thousands wouldn't gossip and believe Barack Obama is an Islamist extremist, not born in the United States.

Teachers Persecuted By Pupils, Says Survey

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Nearly a third of teachers have had a false allegation made against them, according to a teaching union survey. The teaching union Nasuwt partnere...