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 a Sexual Offence Case a Jury wanted a reminder of aspects of the ABE evidence. This was properly done as required in Open Court and the Judge proceeded to repeat verbatim…Read More
This was an appeal in a complex fraud case, the Court carefully assessed the fresh evidence to determine whether this would have an impact on the safety of the conviction but declined…Read More
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