Thursday, May 20, 2010

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2 comments:

  1. It's hopeless. There's nothing you can do about these people. They are frightened of the truth, or even of any discussion

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  2. Posted 12:16 AM Eastern 2010-05-19 on "BMJ Editor Refuses to Acknowledge Brian Deer’s Role as Complainant in GMC Case":

    No matter what you think of the GMC's case, or of the circumstances under which it was brought, there is a very simple reason why the BMJ does not acknowledge that Brian Deer was the complainant in the case.

    The reason is that he was not.

    In United Kingdom jurisprudence, "complainant" is a specific legal role. It is similar to "plaintiff" in American civil cases. One does not become a complainant simply by making a complaint, any more than professing one's beliefs makes one a "professor."

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