Launch of Lucy Letby’s fundraising campaign
A fundraising campaign has been called for for Lucy Letby’s appeal Convict the nurse “It may represent the biggest miscarriage of justice the UK has ever seen.”
Letby has the right to appeal against her entire life order Killed seven children and attempted murder of six othersalthough successful appeals against this sentence are very rare.
Her legal team has not yet revealed whether they intend to appeal, but activists who claim she did not receive a fair trial have already begun gathering public support for a project they have called Science for Trial.
The main goal of the campaign, which is led by Sarita Adams – a scientific advisor to biotech startups based in California – is to “ensure that scientific evidence is used responsibly in the criminal justice system”.
She is trying to gather a group of scientists, lawyers and activists to help The convicted murderer gravity.
The Science on Trial fundraising page is not currently open for donations, but there is a “coming soon” note on the “Donate” button.
“Our first task is to campaign for a new trial of Lucy Letby, who was recently convicted of infanticide, in her care at the Countess Hospital of Chester, UK,” reads the campaign’s website.
“Lucy Letby’s trial may represent the biggest miscarriage of justice the UK has ever seen. Through fundraising, research and legal assistance, we aim to ensure Lucy Letby has a fair trial where the evidence is credible. We are currently working to put together a group of scientists, lawyers and campaigners to help In the next appeal of Lucy Letby.
In a lengthy statement, Ms. Adams criticized the medical evidence presented at the trial.
This includes criticism of how it is done high insulin levels Two children were exposed by the prosecution, although Litby did not deny that the children had been intentionally injected with insulin, instead denying that she had administered it.
Ms Adams also criticized the decision to allow medical expert Dr Dewey Evans to provide evidence relating to the administration of air to other victims, and the quality of his testimony itself.
Mrs. Adams describes herself as a “scientist with rare expertise in rare pediatric diseases”.
However, despite having a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, according to her LinkedIn profile, it appears she never worked as a scientist after that.
She runs a consulting company called Railroad Children that works with children under 18 with rare diseases and their families to identify new treatments.
Meanwhile, according to PubMed’s database of biomedical research, Ms. Adams appears to have contributed to only two research publications, the latest in 2013 relating to autism.