Society did right by James Bulger’s killers | Deborah Orr

Society did right by James Bulger’s killers | Deborah Orr

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By: Deborah Orr | Society did right by James Bulger’s killers | Deborah Orr | Neuroscience | The Guardian

It was humane to pursue the hope of rehabilitation. And it’s right to act decisively now that Jon Venables is judged to present new risks

They were Child A and Child B. The public weren’t told the names of the boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, until they had been found guilty of the murder of two-year-old James Bulger in 1993. The decision by the judge to reveal the identities of the pair was controversial, causing complications and difficulties that were outlined by Sir David Omand in his 2010 review of the probation service’s handling of the case.

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