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Thu 23rd May 2013
The BBC reports on the case of a family doctor who used a secret camera inside his wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients at his surgery.
Fri 3rd May 2013
Today we hear that Stuart Hall has confessed to a number of crimes against girls in the seventies and eighties. Lancashire Police say that the TV presenter might never have been brought to justice, had they not published details of his arrest.
Tue 12th Mar 2013
Three men have been arrested on alleged charges of sexual assault and false imprisonment at an Islamic school in Lancaster. The police are investigating the allegations and conducting searches of the school. The police have said that a significant number of pupils are international students.
Tue 12th Mar 2013
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer has said that child sex abuse investigations put too much focus on the victims' credibility and not enough on the suspects. The DPP thinks that there has been an “overcautious” approach to victims.
Wed 29th Aug 2012
A US District Court in Portland, Oregon has ruled that the Vatican is not vicariously liable for members of the clergy and consequently cannot be held responsible in civil proceedings for sexual abuse committed by priests.
Thu 9th Aug 2012
A school caretaker has been convicted of voyeurism, after removing a ceiling tile above a cubicle in the girls' showers.
Tue 7th Aug 2012
A serious case review has just reported into the event at Winterbourne View, a private hospital near Bristol. 11 ex staff members admitted offences against patients at the hospital.
Fri 3rd Aug 2012
The Times reports on the conviction of a teacher at Wellington College for sexual abuse of pupils.
Mon 23rd Jul 2012
There have been heavy criticisms of Pembrokeshire County Council after a report found that children were being incarcerated in a "time out" room in a Pupil Referral Unit in their area.
Court of Appeal finds Diocese of Portsmouth Vicariously Liable for Sexual Abuse Committed by one of its Priests
Mon 16th Jul 2012
The Court of Appeal have just given judgment in the case of JGE v The Trustees of the Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust  EWCA Civ 938.
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