I am sorry but I cannot giveyou good news. I'm afraid you are in difficulty here.
I have to tell you the truth.
I am sorry but it would be wrong of me to avoid givingyou the downside of your
He does have the option of a victim's rightreview although , in all honesty, there is no point really.
The issue here is not that the police havetaken this decision but that the witnesses refused to make a statement andultimately , in the UK, there is no offence of refusing to help the police withtheir enquiries. Nobody can be forced to make a statement. Even if this werereviewed , that would not change and that is the ultimate problem.
I don't know whether they need their evidence. Isuppose your son is made an allegation but it would obviously be much strongerwith their evidence.
He can always Sue in the civil courts althoughhe would have the same provenance problem
I'm sorry but this is just not against the law
I am sorry but I have to tellyou the truth.
Do remember that I can only give you myopinion.
Another lawyer may have a different opinion.Litigation needs at least 2 parties and neither goes to court expecting tolose.
Nonetheless, one of them does, even thoughthey have been told by their respective legal advisers that they have a goodchance of success.
If there was a black-and-white answer to everylegal problem there would be no need for anything to ever proceed to court.
The ultimate decision comes from a countycourt judge in a civil case or from the magistrate in a criminal case heard inthe magistrates court or the jury in Crown Court.
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