Sunday, November 25, 2012

Shaken Baby Syndrome: The United Kingdom's reforms; Other (supporting) evidence required. Medill Innocence Project.

STORY: Shaken Baby Syndrome: The United Kingdom's reforms," published on November 20, 2012. (Part two); (This is the second of a three-part series discussing Shaken-Baby Syndrome.)

GIST:  "The UK’s Royal College of Pathologists gathered in 2009. They agreed that the triad of symptoms makes defendants appear clearly guilty but stressed that future trials must consider other evidence to appropriately determine the actual guilt of the defendant. In 2011, the Crown Prosecution Service issued a document of legal guidance on shaken-baby cases. Its main stipulation is that “appropriate supporting evidence (which in certain circumstances can be found in the absence of certain factors) should feature in the case analysis.”"
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