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Inside Justice Fundraiser: 5 Marathons in 5 Days

Inside Justice Fundraiser: 5 Marathons in 5 Days (Posted on 02/08/23)

Our head of casework Nora Holford is taking on a challenge of a lifetime by completing five marathons in five days this September in a bid to raise funds for Inside Justice.  Nora is headed to Kenya to complete the 'For Rangers Ultra' run is a 230KM self-sufficient ultra marathon through the safari.  We are so proud of Nora for taking on this incredible challenge and will be cheering her on all the way.  If you want to support... Read more...

Andrew Malkinson Conviction Quashed

Andrew Malkinson Conviction Quashed(Posted on 26/07/23)

A man whose rape conviction has been overturned after a 20-year fight for justice has said the past two decades felt like he had been "kidnapped by the state". Andrew Malkinson was jailed in 2004 for the attack in Salford and served 17 years in prison for a crime despite always maintaining his innocence. His case was referred to the Court of Appeal in January after another male's DNA was found.  Mr Malkinson, 57, said... Read more...

New book reveals miscarriages of justice are a 'feature' of global criminal justice systems

New book reveals miscarriages of justice are a 'feature' of global criminal justice systems(Posted on 04/07/23)

A new book called 'Murder, Wrongful Conviction and the Law: An International Comparative Analysis,' edited by Jon Robbins, has been published.  The global study draws on a wide range of wrongful conviction cases from 14 experts, who reveal the ‘institutional reluctance’ of criminal justice systems to admit mistakes.   ’Every country’s criminal legal system makes mistakes,’ writes Jago Russell in the book’s concluding... Read more...

Legal Challenge Over Media Access Won

Legal Challenge Over Media Access Won(Posted on 16/06/23)

A man who has claimed he is a victim of a miscarriage of justice has won a legal challenge against the UK government’s restrictive policy on prisoners’ access to the media.  Mark Alexander has campaigned for more than eight years to have the Ministry of Justice allow for an investigative journalist to interview him and publish a documentary podcast on his case.  This week at the High Court, Mr Justice Andrew Baker issued guidance... Read more...

New CourtWatch London Project Launched

New CourtWatch London Project Launched(Posted on 15/06/23)

Transform Justice has announced the launch of a new courtwatching network called CourtWatch London.  Courtwatching is where members of the public observe and document what really happens in the courtroom.  By attending court hearings and writing down what they see, volunteer courtwatchers will become the eyes and ears of the community.  Those behind the new project say the data gathered by these courtwatchers "will help... Read more...

Kathleen Folbigg 'worst miscarriage of justice' in Australian history

Kathleen Folbigg 'worst miscarriage of justice' in Australian history(Posted on 09/06/23)

Kathleen Folbigg, who spent 20 years in prison for killing her four children, was pardoned earlier this week by a court in Australia. Her lawyers called it one of the worst miscarriages of justice in Australian history, after experts called the evidence which helped convict Folbigg in 2003, "demonstrably unreliable and misogynistic." New research from scientists based at the Australian National University found the children... Read more...

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