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October 2013 Newsletter

In this edition you will find

  1. President’s Report
  2. Case Report from New Zealand by Sonja Cooper
  3. For Churches the only way forward is to look back and deal with the past by Simon Bass
  4. Cases involving street grooming and exploitation: Richard Scorer, Panonne LLP
  5. Lawyers can have un-redacted records, article by Peter Garsden.
  6. The Legal Aid Agency’s new stance towards applications in child abuse cases: Malcolm Johnson, Blake Lapthorn
  7. A brief history of and a guide to the Magdalen Laundries: Ali Malsher, Anthony Gold
  8.  *Improving prosecution rates for victims of child sexual abuse.
    *Taking on the church on vicarious liability has resulted in serious consequences for organisations looking after children.
    *Do abuse victims deserve a better quality of life and can we help:
    Articles by David Greenwood, Switalskis
  9. Confronting an uncomfortable truth: Not all alleged victims of false accusations will be innocent!: Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law
  10. ACAL AGM notice
  11. Membership News: Panel Membership Guidelines.

Newsletters are available to members only. To view a copy online click the link – ACAL Quarterly Newsletter – October 2013 issue no 11 (pdf file)

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