Coronavirus Laws Led To Wrongful Convictions

Report here from the Guardian newspaper about the chaos surrounding the application of Coronavirus laws in England and Wales which touches on how justice officials were anxious to please their political masters – sounds familiar:

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2020/may/15/rushed-uk-coronavirus-laws-led-to-wrongful-convictions-say-police

Meanwhile in the Isle of Man the jailing of Covid-regs infringers still makes waves with Amnesty and the Law Society speaking out according to this report.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id=55659&headline=Law%20Society%20steps%20into%20inmate%20rights%27%20wrangle&sectionIs=NEWS&searchyear=2020

Related link:https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/more-than-80-arrested-for-breaching-coronavirus-laws/

Image: UK cops draw flak echoing concerns about Covid regs in Mann – Inset: Manx Chief Constable and sometimes ‘Policing Insight’ author Gary Roberts.

Bernard Moffatt

Assistant General Secretary Celtic League (16th May, 2020)

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