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 challenge to the UK Miscarriage of Justice Compensation Scheme is now underway in the European Court of Human Rights following the refusal to declare the Governments test for compensation as incompatible…Read More
In a multi handed case a Judge had carefully considered the evidence to support both discharging the jury member and the impact on the jury . The Court concluded that whilst the…Read More
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