Jailed for a crime you didn’t commit: Landmark case could be costly for UK – The Independent

Posted November 12th, 2012 in compensation, human rights, miscarriage of justice, news by sally

“Lorraine Allen is an unlikely crusader for justice. The 43-year-old grandmother wants the world to forget that she was wrongly accused of killing her baby and leave her to get on with life. But first she needs the authorities to accept that she was wrongly convicted and make amends. That could happen this week when Europe’s highest court for human rights hears Mrs Allen’s plea for compensation 12 years after she was wrongfully imprisoned for shaking her four-month-old son to death.”

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The Independent, 11th November 2012

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