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Inside Justice ask for people to come forward in Roger Kearney case

Inside Justice ask for people to come forward in Roger Kearney case(Posted on 24/11/20)

As reported in the Portsmouth News, 24 Nov 2020 Inside Justice has said ‘people close’ to the victim said Mrs Paula Poolton may have been in a ‘relationship or friendship’ with another man close to her death. Louise Shorter, chief executive and investigator at Inside Justice said: ‘There has been further speculation of this on social media and if true, could be highly relevant to the case. ‘We need to know one way or the... Read more...


News Release: Police Forces Failure to Store Evidence Risks Wrongful Convictions

News Release: Police Forces Failure to Store Evidence Risks Wrongful Convictions    (Posted on 24/11/20)

Inside Justice has launched a new short film in an effort to get all police forces to follow guidance and store evidence properly. Inside Justice is campaigning for the police to adhere to guidance around post-conviction storage and retention of evidence collected from crime scenes so that if someone claims they are innocent, they can prove it through forensic testing and analysis.  The new video features a case involving Roger Kearney... Read more...


Locherbie bomber's lawyer launches fundraiser

Locherbie bomber's lawyer launches fundraiser (Posted on 21/11/20)

A crowdfunder has been launched to help pay for the appeal against the conviction of the late Abdelbaset al-Megrahi for the Lockerbie bombing. Lawyer Aamer Anwar told PA News: "There has been a widespread assumption that our legal team have been paid fees to date, that is simply not true as they have worked pro-bono for what can only be described as the biggest criminal appeal in UK legal history." Mr Anwar who is representing... Read more...


Man arrested over 1974 Birmingham pub bombing

Man arrested over 1974 Birmingham pub bombing(Posted on 20/11/20)

A man has been arrested in connection with the deaths of 21 people in the 1974 pub bombings in Birmingham. The blasts at the Mulberry Bush and Tavern in the Town pubs on the night of 21 November also injured 220 people. Officers from Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands, working with the Police Service of Northern Ireland, are reported in the BBC to have arrested the 65-year-old at his home in Belfast. He was detained under Section 41... Read more...


Inside Justice launches powerful new film

Inside Justice launches powerful new film (Posted on 15/11/20)

Inside Justice has published a powerful new short film this week which gives a fascinating insight into us and our work.  Our small team of caseworkers receive applications from prisoners who claim they are innocent but have no legal, expert or investigative support. We are also alerted to cases by lawyers who believe an innocent person may have been jailed but can do no more due to Legal Aid funding cuts. All of our clients say the same... Read more...


CCRC in new call for research

CCRC in new call for research(Posted on 10/11/20)

The independent public body which investigates alleged miscarriages of justice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is inviting new proposals for research projects.  The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) Research Committee promotes and manages serious independent academic research which makes use of CCRC casework records and data to study matters relevant to miscarriages of justice and the wider justice system. While there... Read more...