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New Publication: Wrongful Convictions in England & Wales

New Publication: Wrongful Convictions in England & Wales(Posted on 26/04/23)

Dr Rebecca Helm, University of Exeter, has written an paper, 'Wrongful Convictions in England and Wales: An Assessment of Successful Appeals and Key Contributions' published in the Wrongful Conviction Law Review.  The paper presents an analysis of 88 criminal convictions (including Inside Justice cases Patryk Pachecka) that have since been quashed on the basis of error of fact (wrongful convictions) that have occurred in England and Wales... Read more...

Manchester Innocence Project Launches New Podcast

Manchester Innocence Project Launches New Podcast (Posted on 20/04/23)

The University of Manchester's Innocence Project has launched their second series of true crime podcasts which aim to raise awareness about miscarriages of justice in the UK, including the recent Post Office scandal. In the new series of The Innocence Podcast  listeners will hear from people whose lives fell apart after being convicted of crimes they did not commit, and who had to fight to prove their innocence. The host Kylie Pentelow... Read more...

Louise Shorter Hosts New CBS Reality TV Show

Louise Shorter Hosts New CBS Reality TV Show(Posted on 06/03/23)

CBS Reality announced the premiere of “Wrongly Accused”, a new true crime series that looks at both sides of some of the greatest miscarriages of justice in British criminal history. It will be hosted by Inside Justice Founder Louise Shorter, and explores cases where lives were destroyed when individuals were wrongly accused of murders they did not commit.  Louise will meet the wrongly accused, the family members involved, and... Read more...

Law Students Generosity to Inside Justice

Law Students Generosity to Inside Justice (Posted on 02/03/23)

Inside Justice would like to say thank you to the University of Plymouth Law Society for their generous donation to the charity after their quiz night last week.  Staff and students organised a UPLS ‘Battle of the Brains’ Students v Lecturers Quiz which was a huge success. A total of £210 was raised for Inside Justice which will help us continue our work investigating miscarriages of justice and supporting innocent prisoners... Read more...

Journal of Criminal Law Article

Journal of Criminal Law Article (Posted on 24/02/23)

Inside Justice trustee Dr Jessica Ritchie, University of Leicester, has written an article about the Patryk Pachecka case in the Journal of Criminal Law.  Her article, 'The Criminal Court of Appeal's Stale Approach to Fresh Evidence' gives an overview of how forensic evidence was treated during the original trial in 2017 and then again in the retrial in 2021 where Patryk and his co-accused Grzegorz Szal were found not guilty of murder. ... Read more...

New Podcast 'Wronged'

New Podcast 'Wronged' (Posted on 07/02/23)

An award-winning podcast team have published a new podcast episode today called 'Wronged' which follows the story of two innocent men - Patryk Pachecka and Grzegorz Szal - who were wrongly imprisoned for murder in 2017. Basia Cummings of Tortoise Media's Slow Newscast interviews Siobhan Grey KC who brought the case to Inside Justice after her client Patryk was convicted after a six-week trial at the Old Bailey in London.  Siobhan had several... Read more...

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