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Ep18: Falsely accused – the Post Office prosecutions

Alexandra Kimmons
30 Mar 2023

The notorious Post Office scandal saw a thousand people falsely accused of theft or false accounting because of a known computer system bug. The Post Office itself conducted the investigations and prosecutions which left some of its former employees imprisoned or bankrupt.

In this episode, hosts Penelope and Rob are joined by Paul Marshall, barrister, and Richard Moorhead, Professor of Law at Exeter University to discuss how and why these events unfolded and why it took twenty years to uncover the truth.

Paul Marshall @cornerstonebarr
Read Paul’s professional profile here:

Richard Moorhead @RichardMoorhead
Read more of Richard’s thoughts here:

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The Transform Justice podcast is hosted by Penelope Gibbs and Rob Allen and produced and edited by Alexandra Kimmons. With thanks to Burges Salmon LLP for use of their space.