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Digital copy of Exhibit JE29: Advice of Richard Latham QC concerning the appropriate approach to a file containing separate allegations of historical sexual abuse made by five complainants against Alan Maguire. [Some details redacted].

Used as evidence in relation to John Edmonds's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 19 January 2016 [ZC/D/AW4/B2/18/WS000698].

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Reference ZC/D/AW4/A5/20/WD009000/29
Date 29 August 2008
Scope and Content Includes general comments regarding historical sexual abuse cases. Also includes comments about complications in relation to the case against Alan Maguire, referring to the investigation in 1997, mentioning abandonment of the sexual abuse allegations and commencement of a prosecution founded upon physical abuse allegations and subsequent abandonment of that prosecution. Includes comments regarding the five complainants including a matrix detailing the allegations by each of the complainants, containing details of the sexual abuse allegations, physical abuse allegations, date of the allegations and date of statement. Describes two approaches: a separate trial of the allegations, or any of them; or a joinder. Also includes comments about a number of issues including severance, corroboration, collusion, abuse of process, application of the Code for Crown Prosecutors, and an addendum on the practical consequences of evidential test in sexual offence cases. Finishes with an observation regarding pressure manifest in Jersey and possible adverse ramifications of attendant publicity in the event of failure to litigate the case.
Names Baker, Stephen
Boardman Family
Edmonds, John
Ferreira Family
Holmes, Philip, Detective Constable
Latham, Richard
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Musquera Family
Attorney General
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Magistrate's Court
Keywords advice | advocates | allegations | Attorneys General | child protection | childcare | Children | children's services | Correspondence | corroboration | courts | evidence | exhibits | Family Group Homes | IJCI | indecent assault | legal advice | Letters | physical abuse | prosecutions | rape | sexual abuse | trials | witnesses
Places 7, Bedford Row, 9-11, Blanche Pierre Close
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Language English
Level of description File
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Digital copy of Exhibit JE29: Advice of Richard Latham QC concerning the appropriate approach to a file containing separate allegations of historical sexual abuse made by five complainants against Alan Maguire. [Some details redacted].

Used as evidence in relation to John Edmonds's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 19 January 2016 [ZC/D/AW4/B2/18/WS000698].

ZC/D/AW4/A5/20/WD009000/29

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