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 .
Judicial review was not the most suitable approach to challenging a refusal by the CPS of a request for disclosure of evidence which a man convicted of five murders said would undermine…Read More
A CCRC Referral failed where the original case shifted by the time of the appeal with a DNA ground abandoned and the Court concluded that the weight of circumstantial evidence was not…Read More
A robbery convction was unsafe where it was secured on the basis of identification evidence . Although the judge had given a full and proper Turnbull direction, part of his direction was…Read More
The court refused to admit fresh psychiatric evidence in support of a possible defence of diminished responsibility to a charge of murder. Diminished responsibility had not been pursued at trial, the opinion…Read More