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.
A conclusive grounds decision made by the Single Competent Authority appointed under the National Referral Mechanism Reform Programme was admissible as evidence in criminal proceedings in determining whether a defendant was a…Read More
This case dealt with the more unusual use of fresh evidence – in an appeal on sentence. In particular an offender sought to rely on the fact that Four years had passed…Read More
In the history of criminal convictions in the modern era, there remains one mystifying tragedy and story which still seems to catch the public imagination namely the case almost universally colloquially referred…Read More
In this interesting case the Court of Appeal allowed an extension of 1164 days to admit fresh evidence regarding phone records which due to various circumstances were not available at the time…Read More