We are committed to the fight to challenge wrongful convictions and this blog is about our concerns over miscarriages of justice . We also believe that historical abuse cases are an area ripe for such miscarriages and write extensively on this issue aswell as defend many such cases . We have for some years been connected to concerns over the failure to compensate the wrongfully convicted .
What all these things have in common is that they demonstrate an imbalance in how we treat those wrongfully accused or convicted , something which requires urgent attention .
Following the refusal of the Supreme Court on 30th January 2019 to declare the Governments statutory test for compensation as unlawful , the cases of Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam have been…Read More
It is a well trodden story that it can take many years to overturn a wrongful conviction and when such convictions are linked to notoriaty or politics the task can be even…Read More
In this CCRC Referral the Court was asked to adjudicate on fresh evidence from a psychiatrist altering a previous opinion that the applicant was suffering from a diminishment at the appropriate time…Read More