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.
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