THE GUARDIAN: Police non-disclosure should lead to reform

  • Hannah Quirk

Press/Media: Expert comment

Description

I am astonished at the lack of coverage of Liam Allan’s trial by the Guardian (Scotland Yard carrying out ‘urgent review’ after rape trial collapses, 15 December). This young man came very close to being wrongly convicted of rape due to appalling failures by the police and CPS to disclose material to the defence and prosecuting counsel.

Period19 Dec 2017

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitlePolice non-disclosure should lead to reform
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/12/17
    DescriptionI am astonished at the lack of coverage of Liam Allan’s trial by the Guardian (Scotland Yard carrying out ‘urgent review’ after rape trial collapses, 15 December). This young man came very close to being wrongly convicted of rape due to appalling failures by the police and CPS to disclose material to the defence and prosecuting counsel.
    URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/law/2017/dec/19/police-non-disclosure-should-lead-to-reform
    PersonsHannah Quirk

Keywords

  • criminology
  • law
  • criminal justice
  • justice system