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.
In this interesting case on the possession of firearms the CCRC had referred on the basis that there was fresh evidence that the Applicant had not brought the weapon to the scene….Read More
In this Appeal a judge had made inappropriate interruptions and had clearly “cross-examined” a defendant during a trial, but the CA held that the departure from good practice was not so gross,…Read More
This permission to appeal case dealt with the interesting issue of what to do with the evidence of acquittals before a previous jury. Clearly a Defendant cannot be re-tried for the original…Read More