Legal expert’s misgivings over Evans trial evidence



A former solicitor general has expressed concern about some of the evidence heard in the Ched Evans rape trial.
The Wales international footballer was acquitted of rape last Friday following a five-year battle to clear his name.
In a rare move, the jury at Cardiff Crown Court heard evidence from two men who had sex with the complainant around the time of the rape allegation.
Vera Baird, police and crime commissioner for Northumbria and a former solicitor general, told Radio 4’s Today programme: “The only difference between a clear conviction of Mr Evans in 2012 and the absolute refusal of... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 40
Source: Scotsman
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