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Truth and Lies

Truth and LiesBy on 09/07/18

Murder in suburbia – drama at conclusion of gripping two-part Inside Justice television programme. Read more...


Bob Woffinden: A Tribute

Bob Woffinden: A TributeBy on 14/05/18

There are some people who make an impact in life and change the lives of others for the better. Bob Woffinden was one of those people, and his sad death on 1st May 2018, after being ill for some time, is a huge loss in the fight against British injustice, to the many victims of the criminal justice system he helped, by raising awareness to their causes, and in some cases securing freedoms and changing the law, and current and future victims who have been robbed of one of their leading champions. But Bob has left an indelible imprint, and he will be remembered: put simply and prosaically, he left the world a better place than when he entered it. Read more...


Round Up

Round Up(Posted on 09/05/18)

Met Reviews Forensic Convictions: Following the suspension of a forensic scientist, the Metropolitan Police is urgently reviewing 33 cases, involving rapes and serious crimes from 2012-17, to ensure the safety of convictions. The Scotland Yard scientist is alleged to have “failed in carrying out tests and to have wrongly informed investigators about how her work was progressing”. “We are urgently conducting a review... Read more...


THE CRIME LIVE EVENT - "REAL LIFE" SILENT WITNESS BUT NO TIME FOR SEXUAL LIAISONS

THE CRIME LIVE EVENT - "REAL LIFE" SILENT WITNESS BUT NO TIME FOR SEXUAL LIAISONSBy on 18/04/18

Crime Live - a "real life" Silent Witness event next month - highlights how huge strides in forensic science could conflict with police cuts leading to miscarriages of justice if people are not vigilant according to Inside Justice, a charity taking up cases. Read more...


Miscarriages of Justice Forensic Science Event

Miscarriages of Justice Forensic Science Event(Posted on 03/04/18)

The British Academy of Forensic Sciences will host a one-day conference next month on 'Miscarriages of Justice'. Speakers will include Inside Justice director Louise Shorter, former Circuit Judge and Inside Justice Advisory Panel member His Honour John Samuels QC, forensic scientist and fellow Inside Justice panellist Dr Ann Priston OBE, as well as world-renowned forensic psychologist Gisli Gudjonsson and solicitor Gareth Peirce.... Read more...


Disclosure Failure Across the Board.

Disclosure Failure Across the Board.(Posted on 02/03/18)

A BBC survey has found failure to disclose evidence to beencountered by nearly all criminal law practitioners (97% of 1,200 respondents). The Law Society Gazette reported that more than half the lawyers (55%)encountered these problems every day or every week over the past year. Thefailures were evenly split between the CPS and police. Nearly eight in 10 saidfailures had delayed trial, more than eight in 10 said failures put the defenceunder unreasonable... Read more...