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New documentary casts doubt over murder conviction of Omar Benguit

New documentary casts doubt over murder conviction of Omar Benguit(Posted on 05/05/21)

A new BBC documentary is set to cast doubt over the murder conviction of Omar Benguit who was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Jong-Ok Shin in Bournemouth in 2005. In a new programme, Unsolved: An Alibi for Omar? for BBC Three, journalists have discovered new evidence that could provide him with an alibi. Researchers have also find more prosecution witnesses who claim the police pressured them to tell lies about Omar in court. ... Read more...


Justice Podcast: In Conversation with Tracy Alexander

Justice Podcast: In Conversation with Tracy Alexander(Posted on 04/05/21)

In the latest episode of the Justice Podcast our Advisory Panel member and Trustee, Tracy Alexander joins Edwina Grosvenor to discuss her fascinating career as the Director of Forensic Services for the City of London Police. In this episode Edwina talks to Tracy Alexander, Director of Forensic Services for the City of London Police, President of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences and Fellow of King’s College London. Tracy walks us through... Read more...


Eric McGraw, campaigner on penal reform who founded the prisoners’ newspaper Inside Time – obituary

Eric McGraw, campaigner on penal reform who founded the prisoners’ newspaper Inside Time – obituary(Posted on 04/05/21)

You may have seen the tremendously sad news that our dear friend Eric McGraw has recently died. It was Eric’s idea to establish a charity to help prisoners who claim to be innocent and he was a tireless champion for the difficult work we do. Inside Justice simply would not be here without him.  Whilst visiting his widow Svetlana, I noticed a board of photographs of him with various famous faces. It encapsulated two wonderful qualities... 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...


Convicted Post Office Workers Clear Their Names

Convicted Post Office Workers Clear Their Names(Posted on 23/04/21)

Judges have quashed the convictions of 39 former postmasters after the UK's most widespread miscarriage of justice. They were convicted of stealing money, with some imprisoned, after the Post Office installed the Horizon computer system in branches. The Criminal Cases Review Commission, which investigates potential miscarriages of justice, is reviewing another 22 cases.  The commission and the Post Office are asking anyone else... Read more...


We pay tribute to Eric McGraw - Inside Justice Advisory Panel member and campaigner

We pay tribute to Eric McGraw - Inside Justice Advisory Panel member and campaigner(Posted on 21/04/21)

We are saddened to announce the death of our friend Eric McGraw who was a member of the Inside Justice Advisory Panel and long-time supporter of the charity.  Our Founder, Louise Shorter paid this tribute to Eric who was also a former editor of Inside Time newspaper.  "Eric was a sparkling champion of a man who did so much for others. It was his idea to set up a charity to help prisoners claiming innocence and with quiet persistence... Read more...