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 .
In this interesting case the Court of Appeal allowed an extension of 1164 days to admit fresh evidence regarding phone records which due to various circumstances were not available at the time…Read More
We have written a number of times over the evolution of the law on how to deal with deceased complainants under the hearsay provisions and this interesting case adds a new dimension…Read More
This was a cold case inolving an allegation of abuse which occured in 1996 but was not reported until 2018 . The circumstances of the reporting arose following a search of facebook…Read More
This was a sad case involving the death of a victim in a road traffic incident in which the the Crown Prosecution Service having carefully considered the circumstances concluded that none of…Read More