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Sub-postmasters’ cases a step closer to court after SCCRC referral

Sub-postmasters’ cases a step closer to court after SCCRC referral(Posted on 09/12/21)

The cases of sub-postmasters in Scotland who may have been wrongly prosecuted by the Post Office over its faulty computer system have been referred for review by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC). The SCCRC announced last year that it was investigating the issue in Scotland. It has identified eight cases, seven of which are to proceed while the remaining one is still being assessed. As reported in Scottish Legal News this... Read more...

News Flash: NOT GUILTY!

News Flash: NOT GUILTY! (Posted on 16/11/21)

The jury at Patryk Pachecka's retrial has today (Tues 16 Nov) delivered a verdict of not guilty, bringing an end to the nightmare that began in 2017 with his wrongful conviction for murder. To support our work to help others like Patryk please DONATE NOW On hearing the unanimous verdict, Inside Justice founder Louise Shorter said: "This is a momentous day for Patryk and his loved ones, justice has finally been done. This verdict not only... Read more...

One in ten cases sent to Appeal court by CCRC turned down at least once

One in ten cases sent to Appeal court by CCRC turned down at least once(Posted on 28/10/21)

More than one in ten cases sent to the Court of Appeal by the miscarriage of justice watchdog have been turned down at least once by the body, according to figures revealed by a Sunday Times investigation. Responses to a freedom of information request revealed that on 90 occasions the Criminal Cases Review Commission initially refused to refer a case to the appeal court and only did so after fresh applications were made. Of this number, 58 led to... Read more...

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...

7 men receive posthumous pardon

7 men receive posthumous pardon (Posted on 03/09/21)

A governor in Virginia, USA has granted posthumous pardons to seven men who were executed for the rape of a woman in 1951.  The men were Grayson, Frank Hairston Jr, Howard Lee Hairston, James Luther Hairston, Joe Henry Hampton, Booker Millner and John Clabon Taylor. Governor Ralph Northam told The Guardian: “These men were executed because they were Black, and that’s not right,” Northam said. “Their punishment did not fit the crime... Read more...

Inside Justice Joins CrimeCon UK

Inside Justice Joins CrimeCon UK (Posted on 19/08/21)

Inside Justice will be joining CrimeCon UK in London in September.  The two-day weekend event brings together documentary makers, experts, podcasters and law enforcement professionals to meet with true crime enthusiasts.  Our Founder and Investigator Louise Shorter and Head of Casework Damian Allain will be giving a presentation on the afternoon of Saturday 25 September.  They will be discussing the work of the charity and taking... Read more...

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