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.(Posted on 01/06/20)
We are calling on legal practitioners, campaigners and prisoners (past and present) to provide us with information on issues surrounding the post-conviction retention and disclosure of evidence. In collaboration with the Law School at Northumbria University, Inside Justice has published a new survey to help inform our campaign work on evidence retention. The survey is anonymous, but we will also be conducting interviews... Read more...
(Posted on 26/12/19)
Professor Carole McCartney, Northumbria University and Louise Shorter, Inside Justice co-authored this academic article which was published in the International Journal of Police Science and Management. Abstract Central to the operation of the appellate system, is the ability of individuals who claim that their conviction is in error, to revisit and re-examine evidence gathered during the investigation, as well as that relied... Read more...
(Posted on 26/12/19)
Professor Carole McCartney, Northumbria University and Louise Shorter of Inside Justice co-authored this article for the International Journal of Law, Crime and Science. Abstract Following years of debate, the creation of the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) in England and Wales signified official recognition that the criminal process may sometimes result in unsafe convictions. Central to the operation of the appellate system, is the ability... Read more...