Mum refused compensation

A woman from Derbyshire, wrongly jailed for killing her baby, has lost her fight for compensation.

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Lawyer says "no right to compensation" just because someone is acquitted

The lawyer acting for the UK Government has told a panel of judges that "there is no right to compensation simply because someone has been acquitted".

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg is hearing the case of Lorraine Allen from Derbyshire who wants compensation after being wrongly convicted of killing her baby son.

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