Theory of Shaken Baby Syndrome challenged in court

The established theory on internal head injuries to babies has
been challenged at the Court of Appeal this week,
writes Amy Taylor.

Four people convicted of killing or harming babies will attempt
to get the verdicts overturned based on the claim that internal
head injuries can be caused by a sharp movement of the head,
without shaking.

The established theory of so-called Shaken Baby Syndrome is that
such injuries can only be caused by shaking of sufficient

The cases could lead to a number of other appeals.

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