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Inside Justice works for changes to ensure the whole criminal justice system is fair and transparent. So we aim to tackle systemic failings by calling for vital improvements that can bring justice for many others.

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Here are some of Inside Justice current and recent campaigns:

Our casework led to an important discovery that police forces are routinely losing, destroying and contaminating evidence they have a duty to store in case of an appeal or a cold case investigation. Here’s what we’re doing to stop that practice.

Inside Justice launches crowdjustice campaign

Inside Justice launches crowdjustice campaign(Posted on 23/09/21)

Inside Justice, the charity dedicated to investigating and tackling miscarriages of justice, has launched a new crowdfunding campaign. There are innocent people in our prisons who without Inside Justice would be bereft of support. Their existence and plight are not well known; the charity Inside Justice is their only champion. Your support can make all the difference – from the moment of desperation when a person first contacts Inside Justice... Read more...


‘It’s Scary’ Thousands of Criminal Cases Collapsing Due to Missing and Lost Evidence

‘It’s Scary’ Thousands of Criminal Cases Collapsing Due to Missing and Lost Evidence(Posted on 26/07/21)

Thousands of criminal court cases are collapsing in England and Wales every year due to missing and lost evidence – raising concerns about the potential for serious miscarriages of justice.  As reported in Byline Times a total of 11,736 cases collapsed due to key evidence being missing between the start of October 2018 and the end of June 2020, according to data acquired through a Freedom of Information request. Of these, 21 were... Read more...


Video: Evidence Retention and Post-conviction Disclosure

Video: Evidence Retention and Post-conviction Disclosure(Posted on 27/05/21)

Louise Shorter, Founder and Investigator at Inside Justice gave a presentation on 'Evidence Retention and Post-conviction Disclosure' to Cardiff University's Miscarriage of Justice Awareness Society on Thursday 6th May.  It was hosted by the University of Manchester.   Click here to watch the presentation. Read more...


Event: Evidence Retention and Post-Conviction Disclosure

Event: Evidence Retention and Post-Conviction Disclosure (Posted on 29/04/21)

Presentation by Louise Shorter, Founder and Investigator at Inside Justice.  Title: Evidence Retention and Post-Conviction Disclosure Date: Thursday 6th May, 6pm (BST) Organised by the University of Cardiff's Miscarriage of Justice Awareness Society along with the University of Manchester  Abstract:  Imagine spending years in prison for a murder you did not commit. Finally, someone has taken on your case and is about... Read more...


Video: Don't Know What You've Got ('til it's gone): The Problems with Retaining Evidence

(Posted on 28/01/21)

This seminar took place on Wednesday 20th January 2021 and was organised by Northumbria University. Speakers include Damian Allain, the Head of Casework at Inside Justice, a former New Scotland Yard senior detective, and Professor Carole McCartney, Northumbria University. They both provided an in-depth discussion on evidence retention. The talk detailed the Evidence Retention Project undertaken by Inside Justice, which has interrogated... Read more...


Video: What happens when evidence isn't kept?

Video: What happens when evidence isn't kept?(Posted on 12/01/21)

Our recent film 'What happens when evidence isn't kept: The Case of Roger Kearney' sets out in detail the devastating impact not retaining or storing evidence properly can have on a miscarriage of justice case.  Roger Kearney has always protested his innocence over the murder of his girlfriend Paula Poolton. When Inside Justice got involved in his case we wanted to re-examine the evidence for clues on who the killer might be. What we found... Read more...





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