Meadow defends his role in conviction of Sally Clark

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 07 July 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:66
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Roy Meadow, the paediatrician who has been vilified in the media for his role in the conviction of Sally Clark for murdering her two babies, broke his silence last week, insisting that he had been a reluctant witness in criminal trials.

    In his opening evidence to the General Medical Council panel that is hearing accusations of serious professional misconduct against him, Professor Meadow said that testifying in court was a “great ordeal” and “unsettling.”

    He is accused of giving “misleading and flawed” statistical evidence in the trial of Mrs Clark, whose …

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