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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...

Westminster Commission Inquiry on Forensic Science Launched

Westminster Commission Inquiry on Forensic Science Launched(Posted on 01/12/22)

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Miscarriages of Justice has announced the launch of the Westminster Commission on Forensic Science. Over the next 18 months, a Westminster Commission inquiry, co-chaired by Baroness Sue Black and Professor Angela Gallop, will be taking evidence over a series of sessions conducted in Westminster and online. It will be seeking submissions from forensic scientists, academics, lawyers and police investigators... Read more...

CCRC refers Oliver Campbell case 17 years after it first rejected his case

CCRC refers Oliver Campbell case 17 years after it first rejected his case(Posted on 24/11/22)

Oliver Campbell was arrested and interviewed 14 times by police before they charged him with the murder of Baldev Hoondle which took place on 22 July 1990 in East London.  In 2002, Inside Justice Founder Louise Shorter was working as a producer on a BBC Rough Justice investigation into the case which highlighted the vulnerability of suspects with severe learning difficulties in police interviews. Mr Campbell has learning difficulties as a result... Read more...

Inside Justice Wins Criminal Justice Alliance Award 2022

Inside Justice Wins Criminal Justice Alliance Award 2022(Posted on 19/11/22)

Inside Justice is beyond thrilled to have won best National Organisation Award at the prestigious Criminal Justice Alliance Awards 2022.  Last night at a ceremony in Birmingham our Advisory Panel member, Jessica Ritchie collected the winners' trophy and cash prize of £3,000.  The award recognises the hard work the charity has done investigating miscarriages of justice, the incredible efforts our Advisory Panel members go to (all on a... Read more...

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