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Mark Alexander takes Ministry of Justice to Court over Podcast Access

Mark Alexander takes Ministry of Justice to Court over Podcast Access(Posted on 25/05/23)

A prisoner who claims he was wrongly convicted of killing his father has brought a High Court challenge against the Government over a refusal to let him speak to a journalist about his case. Mark Alexander, then aged 22, received a life sentence with a minimum term of 16 years after a jury found him guilty of murdering 70-year-old Samuel Alexander in September 2010. Alexander, currently being held at HMP Coldingley, Surrey, has “always... Read more...


Jeremy Bamber says police watchdog ruling could see him freed from jail

Jeremy Bamber says police watchdog ruling could see him freed from jail(Posted on 18/05/23)

Jeremy Bamber, convicted of killing his family in 1985, believes a new police watchdog ruling could see him released from prison. The 62-year-old who has always maintained his innocence, claims he had nothing to do with the so-called White House Farm murders. He is serving a whole-life tariff for the murder of his adoptive parents Nevill and June Bamber, his adoptive sister Sheila Caffell, 28, and her six-year-old twins. All were shot at... Read more...


Support for judicial inquiry into wrongful convictions in South Wales Police area welcomed

Support for judicial inquiry into wrongful convictions in South Wales Police area welcomed(Posted on 11/05/23)

Miscarriage of justice victim and campaigner, Michael O'Brien has welcomed the call for a judicial inquiry into a series of wrongful convictions that have occurred in the South Wales Police area since the 1980's. In recent days an Early Day Motion was been tabled in the House of Commons by Plaid Cymru’s Westminster leader Liz Saville-Roberts. Backed by Plaid’s other two MPs, Ben Lake and Hywel Williams, it reads: “That this House notes... Read more...


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...





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