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Digital copy of E-mail from John Edmonds to William Bailhache and Solicitor General Timothy Le Cocq on the subject of Maguire Press Release version 2. Encloses copy of Press Release.

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Reference ZC/D/AW2/A2/1/WD005445
Date 4 August 2008
Scope and Content Provides details of events relating to the charging and prosecution of Alan and Jane Maguire on offences of common assault. Clarifies media coverage regarding reasons for the prosecution against Alan and Jane Maguire being dropped, mentioning insufficient evidence. Refers to new evidence from witnesses, mentioning corroborative evidence regarding physical abuse and new evidence regarding sexual abuse. Notes legal advice sought regarding the evidential test, and a lack of realistic prospect for conviction regarding allegations of sexual abuse. Notes legal advice sought by the Attorney General regarding the re-opening of the prosecution of Jane and Alan Maguire on allegations of physical abuse, and decision taken not to re-open the prosecution of Alan and Jane Maguire. Includes quotation from William Bailhache QC, Attorney General for Jersey regarding his review of serious allegations made against Alan and Jane Maguire, and decision not to re-open the case.
Names Bailhache, William
Birt, Michael
Edmonds, John
Le Cocq, Timothy
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Attorney General
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Central Criminal Court
Children's Services
Crown Prosecution Service
Law Officers' Department
Operation Rectangle
Queen's Counsel
Royal Court
Senior Treasury Counsel
States of Jersey Police
Keywords advice | allegations | Attorneys General | child protection | childcare | Children | children's services | Correspondence | corroboration | counsel | courts | E-mail | evidence | Family Group Homes | houseparents | health | IJCI | indecent assault | lawyers | legal advice | Letters | memoranda | Media | offences | physical abuse | press releases | prosecutions | reviews | sickness | Solicitors General | sexual abuse | trials | witnesses
Places 9-11, Blanche Pierre Close, England, Wales, London
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Language English
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Digital copy of E-mail from John Edmonds to William Bailhache and Solicitor General Timothy Le Cocq on the subject of Maguire Press Release version 2. Encloses copy of Press Release.

ZC/D/AW2/A2/1/WD005445

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