Category: Great Britain

Jan 19

165 Men Cleared Of Historical Homosexual Convictions in England and Wales

Disregarding Certain Criminal Convictions, UK Home Office

One-hundred-sixty-five men in England and Wales have had their historical conviction disregarded for a homosexual act that is no longer considered a crime. Homosexuality was decriminalized in 1967 in England and Wales. However, a conviction is still listed in court records and appears on a person’s criminal record. The Protection of Freedoms Act (PFA) enacted …

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Jan 13

Edward John Chandler Cleared Of Flashing Two Women Who Identified Him From Facebook Gossip

Five Bells Pub in Wickham, England.

Edward John Chandler was cleared on appeal of exposing himself to two women in Wickham, England. They identified him from gossip on Facebook. Wickham is a small village of about 4,300 people 80 miles southwest of London. On the evening of July 28, 2016 two women had drinks at the Five Bells Pub in Wickham. …

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Dec 31

Danny Steven Kay Cleared Of Rape By Accuser’s Facebook Messages That Showed Sex Was Consensual

Danny Kay (r) & sister-in-law Sarah Maddison (l) who discovered the exculpatory Facebook messages, after his conviction was overturned on Dec. 21, 2017 (Les Wilson - The Sun (London))

Danny Steven Kay’s rape conviction in Derby, England was quashed on December 21, 2017 by an appeals court based on the discovery of Facebook messages sent by his accuser that showed their sexual encounter was consensual. On July 28, 2012 a 16-year-old female reported to the Derby police — at the urging of her mother …

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Dec 21

Liam Allan Acquitted Of Rape After Prosecutors Disclose Texts Of His Accuser Bragging About Sex With Him

Liam Allan (Facebook)

Liam Allan was acquitted of rape and sexual assault in Croydon, England on December 14, 2017, after the prosecution disclosed exculpatory text messages it had concealed for two years. In the texts his accuser begged him for sex, praised his penis, boasted about their sex romps, and expressed rape fantasies. Croydon is a suburb of London. …

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Nov 15

Justice Denied Issue 69 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 69

Issue 69 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 69 includes the following articles: Thandi Maqubela Acquitted Of Murder Because Her Husband Died From Natural Causes Alan Staines Exonerated Of 2004 Burglary By Discovery Lab Misidentified Him As Source Of Crime DNA Kaj Linna Exonerated Of Murder In Sweden …

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Aug 25

Jemma Beale Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison After Falsely Accusing 15 Men Of Rape Or Sexual Assault

Jemma Beale was sentenced on August 24, 2017 to ten years in prison. In July a jury convicted Beale of perjury and obstruction of justice for falsely alleging from 2010 to 2013 that 15 men in southeast England had raped or sexually assaulted her. Beale, 25, lives in the London suburb of Addlestone. She was …

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Aug 08

Honey Rose Acquitted Of Manslaughter In Death Of Optometry Patient

Honey Maria Rose outside the courthouse after her sentencing on August 26, 2016 (The Sun, London)

Honey Maria Rose has been acquitted by an appeals court of gross negligence manslaughter in the death of eight-year-old Vincent Barker. In July 2016 Honey Rose became the first optometrist in English history convicted of manslaughter for failing to detect a patient’s medical condition that later caused the person’s death. Honey Rose became a licensed …

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Jul 14

Jemma Beale Convicted Of Perjury And Obstruction Of Justice After Falsely Accusing 15 Men Of Rape Or Sexual Assault

Jemma Beale outside the Southwark Crown Court (Image News Group Newspapers Ltd.)

Jemma Beale was convicted on July 6, 2017 of perjury and obstruction of justice after falsely alleging between 2010 and 2013 that 15 men in southeast England had raped or sexual assaulted her. Beale, 25, lives in the London suburb of Addlestone. She was arrest in June 2014, and in March 2016 she was charged …

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Jul 02

Christian Preacher’s Conviction Tossed For Saying “Mohammed is a liar and a thief”

Mike Overd after his conviction was overturned on December 11, 2015.

On June 29, 2017 Michael Overd and Michael Stockwell were acquitted by an appeals court of disturbing the public order in Bristol, England in July 2016. Overd and Stockwell are Christian street preachers. Overd lives about 150 miles southwest of London in Creech St Michael, England. Stockwell is a former U.S. Marine who lives about …

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May 27

8,540 Cases Now In Innocents Database

The Innocents Database now includes 8,540 cases: 5,430 from the U.S., and 3,010 from 117 other countries. The database includes 4,603 U.S. cases from 2017 to 1989, when the first DNA exoneration occurred. The Innocents Database is the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, and it includes all identifiable exonerations in the United States, as …

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