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Digital copy of Email correspondence involving John Edmonds concerning the case of [an individual accused of sexually abusing his foster brother]. [Some details redacted]. For John Edmonds's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 19 January 2016, see C/D/AW4/B2/18/WS000698.
September 25th 2009 - October 8th 2009
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• Extract from an Email dated 25 September 2009 from John Edmonds to William Bailhache. Copies in Timothy Le Cocq (Solicitor General). Identifies a significant problem with the admissibility of a document containing an admission, including remarks about the approach in Jersey in respect of the admissibility of hearsay evidence. Discusses conditions that must be satisfied in relation to business records, including reference to the case of Elleray which involved an admission to probation officers. [For the rest of this email, see C/D/AW4/A5/20/WD008194]. • Email dated 5 October 2009 from William Bailhache to Stephen Baker and William Redgrave. Copies in Timothy Le Cocq (Solicitor General) and John Edmonds. Describes argument as presently advised as compelling and requests Mr Baker's opinion on the matter. • Email dated 8 October 2009 from Stephen Baker to William Bailhache and William Redgrave. Copies in Timothy Le Cocq (Solicitor General) and John Edmonds. Includes thoughts on the case, referring to questions of admissibility and discretion and the significance of the public interest test in respect of confessions made to doctors. Responds to a number of issues raised by John [Edmonds]. • Email dated 8 October 2009 from William Bailhache to Stephen Baker and William Redgrave. Copies in Timothy Le Cocq (Solicitor General), John Edmonds and Sally Bliault. Includes remarks about the public interest aspect of the case and requests a discussion with himself, John [Edmonds] and the SG [Solicitor General] about the case.
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