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Stephen Lawrence

Campaigning exposed police racism

03 January 2012
When Doreen Lawrence asserted that no police officer had tended her dying son because they "did not want to get their hands dirty with a black man’s blood", the reverberations shook British society.

Police cover ups and corruption ran through investigations

03 January 2012
Police racism and corruption had helped to shield the killers of Stephen Lawrence from conviction.

Racism and corruption at heart of murder case

03 January 2012
Stephen Lawrence, a black teenager, was stabbed to death at a south east London bus stop in April 1993 by a racist gang. David Norris and Stephen Dobson were found guilty of his murder this week.

Guilty: Historic verdict in Stephen Lawrence case despite police racism

03 January 2012
Two men have finally been convicted of the notorious racist murder of Stephen Lawrence. A jury unanimously found David Norris and Gary Dobson guilty of his murder at the Old Bailey on Tuesday.

Stephen Lawrence trial: Bloodstain on jacket “practically impossible” to be caused by contamination

13 December 2011
The theory that a bloodstain on the jacket of a man accused of murdering Stephen Lawrence was caused by contamination is "practically impossible", a court has heard.

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