False Accusations Category

Revenge is sweet

Past research has found that neural activity associated with feedback processing is enhanced by positive approach‐motivated states. However, no past work has examined how reward processing changes in the context of revenge. Using a novel aggression paradigm, we sought to explore the influence of approach‐motivated anger on neural responses to feedback indicating the opportunity to […]

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That harms report

True, courts do not often make positive findings that allegations have been fabricated, more often they are left in that hinterland of incompatible experiences and memories. But as a matter of law a non-finding means that the allegation was false – even though it may not have been dishonestly made – if I consider all […]

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False Allegations in the Family Courts

In my book, The Empathy Gap, section 19.6, I discuss false allegations of rape and the difficulty of obtaining a secure estimate of the rate of false allegations due to the extremely wide spread of reported data. However, I also show in that section, using only data from National Statistics, that 77% of allegations of rape […]

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Domestic abuse or allegations of domestic abuse?

The data analysed is about how many allegations are MADE, not admitted nor proven. In most places the report is very careful to distinguish between allegations and abuse, though there are a few slips, and when the report is talking about the impact on children it talks as if a) abuse is established and b) […]

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False allegations against the target parent

Fifth, when there are (and this is very common) false allegations against the target parent then, According to Anthony Douglas of CAFCASS “you can’t oversimplify it into punish one parent because generally the punishment of a parent rebounds on a child” There are several problems with this. Firstly, the use of ‘oversimplify’ implies a value-judgement that has not […]

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False Allegations

False Allegations of Rape and/or Domestic Abuse, see: Guidance for Charging Perverting the Course of Justice and Wasting Police Time in Cases involving Allegedly False Allegations of Rape and/or Domestic Abuse The Decision Making Process As with all offences, prosecutors must apply the Full Code Test as set out in the Code for Crown Prosecutors. The […]

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Have you been falsely accused of rape

Have you been falsely accused of rape, another serious sexual offence or domestic violence?  Have you been ‘framed’ by a malicious lie?  Or has this happened to someone you love or care about? If so, then you are a victim of one of the growing social injustices of our time. accused.me.uk is a support site set up by people in the […]

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Revenge-motivated domestic violence allegations

When a divorce or child custody battle is not involved, a false claim of domestic violence may be made when one party is vindictive toward the other and wants to exact revenge. Or maybe a heated argument occurs and is misconstrued as actual violence. Perhaps only shouting was involved, and no physical abuse or violence happened. […]

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Miscariage of Justice

The Lord Chancellor’s Department’s statistics show that since 1985 there have been over 85,000 miscarriages of justice, as evidenced by successful appeals against criminal conviction. CCRC Criminal Case Review Commission. Official organisation for clearing up miscarriages of justice in Britain. Click Here European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg How to apply to the Court List of […]

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Another special arrangement for women – who claim rape.

Police Chiefs to Replace Disclosure Consent Forms Controversial consent forms giving police access to phones and other devices in criminal cases are to be replaced, after they were criticised by the Information Commissioner’s Office. In 2019 the National Police Chiefs Council and Crown Prosecution Service announced they were introducing standardised consent forms for allowing access […]

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