Lawyer backs naming of sex abuse suspects despite anonymity campaign
Richard Scorer, a specialist abuse lawyer at Slater and Gordon, the firm which represented victims including those of Rolf Harris and Max Clifford, said the publicity gave those targeted the confidence to come forward because they realised they were not the only ones.
On Monday Sir Cliff Richard and broadcaster Paul Gambaccini are set to throw their weight behind a campaign by former police officer Brian Paddick, calling for a ban on publicly naming those accused of sex crimes unless they are charged.
Mr Scorer said: "We have seen countless times how perpetrators isolate their victims,... read more
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