Archive for the 'miscarriage of justice' Category

Forensics cut will be ‘disastrous’ for victims of injustice – The Guardian

“Miscarriages of justice will not be corrected and public confidence in the criminal justice system will be damaged if proposed changes to the forensic science service go ahead, according to Richard Foster, chairman of the criminal cases review commission.”

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The Guardian, 30th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Criminal cases review commission: the last bastion of hope – The Guardian

“Inside the independent body set up to investigate miscarriages of justice after the court of appeal has thrown them out.”

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The Guardian, 30th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

George Davis in court 40 years after robbery that sent him to jail – The Guardian

“Judges will finally decide whether ‘George Davis Is Innocent OK’ as they look again at notorious miscarriage of justice case.”

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The Guardian, 24th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Row erupts over police interpreters – Law Society’s Gazette

“Detainees at police stations in four areas of the north-west are at risk of miscarriages of justice due to the police forces’ use of inadequate interpreters, the Gazette has been told.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 3rd February 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Partner of Rachel Nickell to take Met to European court – The Independent

“The partner of murdered Rachel Nickell today said he would take his compensation claim against the Metropolitan Police to the European Court of Human Rights.”

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The Independent, 16th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Paddy Hill wins trauma counselling for Birmingham Six ordeal – The Guardian

“Almost 20 years after he was found innocent of committing one of the worst terrorist bombings in Britain, Paddy Hill has won his fight for intensive trauma counselling.”

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The Guardian, 19th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Legal victory for Barry George – The Independent

“Barry George, who was acquitted of the murder of television presenter Jill Dando after spending eight years behind bars, won the first round of a legal battle yesterday over a decision that he is not entitled to compensation.”

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The Independent, 26th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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