“states should develop error-correction bodies to identify past errors that have resulted in wrongful convictions of people accused of shaking a child.”
US experts question the theory of Shaken Baby Syndrome, 2016.
‘While some are clearly guilty of child abuse, many may be serving time for a crime they did not commit, say a growing number of physicians, pathologists and brain-injury specialists.”
“I believe Child Protection Services nationwide has become corrupt and that the entire system is broken almost beyond repair.” Dated: 16 November 2007
“We must reject the ideology of the Western child welfare services that makes a split between the interest of the child on the on hand and the presence of parents and extended family in its life on the other.”
Suranya Aiyar surveys the principles and practices of Western child protection systems. Published in 2012 in Pravasi Today.
Article by US lawyer, Norm Pattis, arguing that allegations of Shaken Baby Syndrome are based on “questionable scientific evidence”. 2005, Connecticut Law Tribune.
USA, UK, 2012. A peer-reviewed academic paper refuting Shaken Baby Syndrome theory as a default diagnosis when certain symptoms are presented by babies and children.
USA, 2011. Dr. Joseph Mercola argues that child abuse laws in the United States of America have created an industry of dubious child abuse claims.