Law and religion roundup – 19th May

John Smyth review

On 14 May, the Church of England announced a further delay in the John Smyth review. This was not unexpected, since in March 2024 it was reported that a survivor known as “Graham” had asked that data and his testimony be removed from the review, from which a further delay was anticipated. A timeline of reports &c relating to John Smyth, from 2017 to the present, is in our post, John Smyth: A timeline. This also includes the Terms of Reference of the Makin Review. Unconfirmed reports have indicated that the process of “Maxwellization” is anticipated to take three weeks.

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