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Ogarra Cohen Cramer

Month: April 2021

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Deletion of Police Records

Deletion of police records. In 2006 the Association of Chief Police Officers, known as ACPO, founded a Criminal Records Office, now known as ACRO. The intention was for ACRO to organise the management of criminal record information and improve links between the records and biometric information. ACRO’s principal functions are providing police certificates, international child protection […]

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Facebook and fraud

Facebook and fraud. The Competition and Markets Authority intervened with Facebook to combat fake and misleading reviews on the site. At the beginning of last year, Facebook agreed to “better identify, investigate and respond to fake and misleading reviews”. As a result of the agreement, 188 groups were removed, and 24 user accounts were disabled. Facebook […]

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Non-disclosure and prejudice

Non-disclosure and prejudice. The Criminal Cases Review Commission referred several cases to the Court of Appeal, which involved allegations of public order related to trade union activity. They included the case of the actor Ricky Tomlinson who had been convicted in 1973 of conspiracy to intimidate, unlawful assembly and affray and sentenced to two years’ […]

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Bite Mark Evidence – Part Two

  Bite Mark Evidence – Part Two. “Why Bite Mark Evidence Should Never Be used in Criminal Trials” is a report published by the Innocence Project. They state that at least 26 people have been wrongly arrested, charged, or convicted of offences based on bite mark evidence.    Concerns in respect of this type of evidence […]

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