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Scottish sub-postmasters may have been victims of miscarriage of justice

Scottish sub-postmasters may have been victims of miscarriage of justice (Posted on 11/11/22)

The convictions of six former sub-postmasters for embezzlement and fraud may be miscarriages of justice, a Scottish review has found. The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) considered the cases after a scandal over the Post Office's faulty IT system, Horizon.  The following cases are being referred to the High Court of Justiciary for determination: • Aleid Kloosterhuis • Anne... Read more...


Pro Bono KC of the Year - Mark Harries KC

Pro Bono KC of the Year - Mark Harries KC(Posted on 09/11/22)

We are happy to share the exciting news that Mark Harries KC, a member of the Inside Justice Advisory Panel, has won Pro Bono KC of the Year at the 2022 Bar Pro Bono Awards.  ‘Mark’s enthusiasm in even the most challenging situation is inspiring for both us at Advocate and for our applicant to provide a glimpse of hope. Mark is an invaluable member of our volunteer panel.’ Mark’s practice stands out for the importance, impact... Read more...


We're Hiring: Head of Casework

We're Hiring: Head of Casework(Posted on 25/10/22)

Inside Justice is hiring a new Head of Casework to join our small team.  You will be responsible for all casework applications, reviews and active cases, you will lead our casework team, liaising with external pro bono experts. You need a proven track record in a senior leadership role including complex criminal casework, investigations or equivalent. 12-16 days per month working mostly remotely with some travel to London.  Please... Read more...


Advisory Panel Member Shortlisted for 2022 Bar Pro Bono Award

Advisory Panel Member Shortlisted for 2022 Bar Pro Bono Award (Posted on 13/10/22)

We are delighted to announce Mark Harries KC has been shortlisted for the 2022 #BarProBonoAwards. Mark has been shortlisted in the Pro Bono KC of the Year award category for his work with Inside Justice.  Mark (Serjeants' Inn Chambers) is a member of the charity's Advisory Panel which provides pro bono legal and expert advice to prisoners in England and Wales who protest their innocence. Mark has shown unwavering generosity of... Read more...


Inaugural Eric McGraw Award Winner Announced

Inaugural Eric McGraw Award Winner Announced(Posted on 28/09/22)

Inside Justice is delighted to announce the winner of the first Eric McGraw Award which is presented to a university student who has made an outstanding contribution to the cause of wrongful convictions.  The inaugural winner, Lorna Williamson, a law student based at Swansea University, was presented with the award in London (28 Sept). Judges described Lorna as a passionate and innovative thinker whose enthusiasm and analytical skills made... Read more...


True Crime Podcast helps Adnan Syed become a free man

True Crime Podcast helps Adnan Syed become a free man(Posted on 23/09/22)

After spending more than 20 years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, Adnan Syed has been freed by a Balitmore judge. Mr Syed was featured in the critically acclaimed US podcast, Serial which first aired back in 2014. Millions of listeners from across the world were gripped by the case and it spurred a whole new wave of true crime podcasts across multiple platforms.  His conviction was vacated on 19 September because the state failed... Read more...





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