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Getting arrested is an unpleasant experience for anyone. Some people, though, are especially vulnerable, and as such must be carefully treated even when taken into custody. Let’s take one example. Patricia, … Continued
It was described as ‘a horrific catalogue of protracted and highly organised sexual abuse’. Between 1997 and 2013, over 1,400 children in Rotherham were regularly sexually exploited, raped and trafficked … Continued
This is a case from 1999 which reached the UK’s highest court, then called the House of Lords. Two married Pakistani women were forced to leave their homes by their … Continued
No. 48 of #50cases. On 5 July 2004, Carol Savage walked out of the hospital to which she had been compulsorily admitted. She walked about two miles to a railway station … Continued
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