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New Study into Young People and the CCRC

New Study into Young People and the CCRC(Posted on 07/04/22)

As first reported in The Justice Gap this week, a new study at Northumbria University is focussing upon young people’s knowledge about the appeal process and the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC). The study will involve getting the views of young people (under 18s) and also those of stakeholders, parents/guardians, and legal professionals working with young people. Researchers aim to fill the knowledge gap around young... Read more...

Judge rules journalist can protect investigation sources

Judge rules journalist can protect investigation sources(Posted on 24/03/22)

A judge at the Old Bailey has ruled that journalist Chris Mullin will not have to disclose his sources dating back to his investigation in 1985 and 1986, into the Birmingham pub bombings, after a legal bid from West Midlands Police. Police lawyers maintained Mr Mullin's notes could solve the case, saying they contained the name of the bomb planter. The former MP said he was "grateful" for the judge's decision. "The right of a... Read more...

Inside Justice returns to CrimeCon UK

Inside Justice returns to CrimeCon UK(Posted on 10/03/22)

We are looking forward to returning to CrimeCon UK this year in London which is part of the world's largest true crime event shows.  Inside Justice took part in last year's inaugural London show and are thrilled to have been invited back in June.    Our founder Louise Shorter will be joined by our Advisory Panel member and trustee Tracy Alexander (Director of Forensic Services for the City of London Police) and Louisa Wigginton... Read more...

MPs concerned over Post Office miscarriage of justice compensation

MPs concerned over Post Office miscarriage of justice compensation(Posted on 17/02/22)

MPs from the UK parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee have expressed concerns over the time that has been taken to make settlements to former Post Office postmasters and postmistresses who were wrongfully convicted as a result of errors in the Horizon computer accounting system. They have warned that compensation needs to be concluded urgently, as many of the former Post Office workers affected by the long-running... Read more...

New method of lie detection developed

New method of lie detection developed(Posted on 03/02/22)

A University in Israel has developed new software and an algorithm to detect when someone is lying.  Prof Hanein and colleague Prof Dino Levy lead the team at Tel Aviv University.  They say they have identified two types of liars - those who involuntarily move their eyebrows when they tell a fib, and those that cannot control a very slight lip movement where their lips meet their cheeks. Their software and its algorithm can now detect... Read more...

Inside Justice Finalist in LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022

Inside Justice Finalist in LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022(Posted on 17/01/22)

Inside Justice is delighted to announce that we are finalists in the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022.  The charity has been shortlisted in The Halsbury Award for Rule of Law category. This particular award is designed to recognise and celebrate commitment to the spread of fair and ordered government, law and justice.  The full shortlist can be viewed her on the LexisNexis Legal Awards website.  Wish us luck!  Read more...

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