We also believe that historical abuse cases are an area ripe for such miscarriages and write extensively on this issue as well 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.
This was a case where an applicant chose to pursue his application for permission to appeal 34 years after the event. The Single Judge had found no adequate explanation for the decision…Read More
,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 slowly…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 notoriety or politics the task can be even greater….Read More