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Felicity Gerry QC
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Felicity Gerry is a high profile criminal barrister and author specialising in serious fatal, sexual and violent offences. She is the co-author of The Sexual Offences Handbook and also a legal media commentator.

Oscar Pistorius verdict: was it a miscarriage of justice?

Oscar Pistorius verdict: was it a miscarriage of justice?

Violence against women is a global concern. The issue took centre stage as Oscar Pistorius was tried for the murder of his girlfriend a beautiful young model on the verge…

Rolf Harris, jurors and heavy prejudice

Rolf Harris, jurors and heavy prejudice

As Rolf Harris awaits sentence after guilty verdicts for historic indecent assaults there is a flurry of media activity analysing the verdicts and the reactions to those verdicts. In England…

Corroboration and ‘weak’ rape cases

Corroboration and ‘weak’ rape cases

There is a public interest in prosecuting rape. There is also a public interest in not prosecuting people for rape when it is inappropriate to do so. It is a…

‘Max Clifford could be back at work soon…’

‘Max Clifford could be back at work soon…’

The publicist Max Clifford has been convicted by a jury of offences of indecent assault on teenage girls dating back to 1977. The facts read like an aggressive Benny Hill…

Oscar Pistorius: could it happen here?

It is fascinating that at a time when the Justice Secretary has called for householders to be permitted to tool up against burglars and use disproportionate force, international news is…

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