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A. B. (Scottish defendant)



Contempt of Court


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Judicially Exonerated

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A. B. and C. D. were codefendants wrongly convicted of contempt of court in 2013.

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"On March 27, 2015 Scotland's Court of Sessions quashed the convictions of A.B. and C.D. on the basis the trial court did not rely on any evidence the two women intended to act in contempt of the court's order, but that they acted in the best interest of the two brothers involved as expected of them in their position as social workers."

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"Social workers' conviction for stopping family contact quashed, By Cara Sulieman, STV.tv, March 27, 2015"

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