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Overnight detention for rape trial witness ruled disproportionate

2009 April 2
by Mary Munro

Update

“Lord Justice General criticises jailing of rape witness” Law Society Journal Online
“Fury at slap on the wrist for judge who jailed rape ‘victim’ “ Daily Record
“Sheriff who locked up rape trial witness is attacked” Press and Journal
“Judge rapped for locking up alleged rape victim in cells” Daily Record
“Alleged rape victim’s complaint upheld after being jailed for breaking down in court” Evening News
“Sheriff criticised over handling of rape case” Herald
“Rape witness jailing criticised” BBC

Following posted on 2.03.09

“FM concern over rape case jailing” BBC
“Alex Salmond hits out over woman witness jailed in rape trial” Daily Record
“Rape case judge criticised for previous role in jailing witnesses” Sunday Herald

Following posted on 25.02.09

“Inquiry into jailing of ‘rape victim’” Times

Following posted on 23.02.09

“Rape accuser seeks justice after being locked up for crying in court” Daily Record
“Rape witness in cell ordeal anger” BBC

Following posted on 18.02.09

“Witness in cells ordeal after giving evidence in sex attack case” Daily Record

Following posted on 09.02.09

“Fury as sheriff has traumatised alleged rape victim locked in cells overnight” Daily Record
“Judge locked up rape case witness” BBC

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