March 1, 2024

IN BRIEF: Roy Meadow; prostates

  • Roy Meadow — A British specialist in cot death has won an appeal against a verdict of serious professional misconduct. Professor Sir Roy Meadow’s testimony about the probability of cot death helped to send three women to jail for murdering their children. However, the British High Court found that the highly respected Professor Meadow had merely erred in misunderstanding and misinterpreting statistics.