"Wrongful convictions happen. It’s
what we do about them that matters.
Watch this short film about our work."
Tom Conti, Actor and Inside Justice Trustee
Coronavirus Update: in these difficult times it is business as usual at Inside Justice. If you or a loved one has applied to us you may be able to help by getting trial papers to us that we need.
Please contact our office 020 3961 8790 if you’re unsure what to send

Established in 2010, Inside Justice conducts
casework investigations on behalf of people
who claim they’ve been wrongly convicted

We provide free access to experts and lawyers
and identify and challenge systemic failings

Inside Justice is a registered charity led by Louise Shorter, former producer/director of BBC TV’s long-running miscarriage of justice investigative series Rough Justice. Our casework team is run on a lean overhead which harnesses the power of an army of expert volunteers.

We receive applications predominantly from prisoners or from their family and friends. We are also alerted to cases by lawyers who believe an innocent person may have been jailed but who can do no more due to Legal Aid funding cuts.

Judge holding wig

Access to Help

View details on who we help,
and access
Inside Justice advice booklet

Read more

Crime scene being investigated

About Us

Find out more about our
Expert Panel, our work
our supporters & collaborators

Read more

Teamwork between multiple people

Get Involved

We are solely funded through
the generous
donations of
charitable trusts and the public

Read more

Why we need
your help

We believe everybody deserves justice.

When justice fails and someone is wrongly convicted it destroys lives and trust.

We do the work we do because a wrongful conviction leaves dangerous people at large to create more victims. This work is much needed but hard to fund. Please make a donation if you can.

  Help Us

Latest News & Tweets

Flawed expert evidence sees murder case referred back to Court of Appeal

Flawed expert evidence sees murder case referred back to Court of Appeal(Posted on 23/02/21)

The Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the murder conviction of Justin Plummer who was convicted in 1998 back to the Court of Appeal. ... Read more...

Met Police forensic scientist accused of mishandling evidence

Met Police forensic scientist accused of mishandling evidence(Posted on 19/02/21)

A Met Police forensic scientist has appeared in court accused of mishandling laboratory evidence for nine years.  Ursula Collins from South London... Read more...

EVENT: Inside Justice takes part in Justice Week 2021

EVENT: Inside Justice takes part in Justice Week 2021(Posted on 18/02/21)

We are delighted to be taking part in this year's Justice Week which is organised by the Law Society and The Bar Council.  Inside Justice will... Read more...