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New method of lie detection developed

New method of lie detection developed(Posted on 03/02/22)

A University in Israel has developed new software and an algorithm to detect when someone is lying.  Prof Hanein and colleague Prof Dino Levy lead the team at Tel Aviv University.  They say they have identified two types of liars - those who involuntarily move their eyebrows when they tell a fib, and those that cannot control a very slight lip movement where their lips meet their cheeks. Their software and its algorithm can now detect... Read more...

Inside Justice Finalist in LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022

Inside Justice Finalist in LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022(Posted on 17/01/22)

Inside Justice is delighted to announce that we are finalists in the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022.  The charity has been shortlisted in The Halsbury Award for Rule of Law category. This particular award is designed to recognise and celebrate commitment to the spread of fair and ordered government, law and justice.  The full shortlist can be viewed her on the LexisNexis Legal Awards website.  Wish us luck!  Read more...

Charities claim expanding use of video links risks miscarriages of justice

Charities claim expanding use of video links risks miscarriages of justice(Posted on 13/01/22)

UK plans to increase the use of video links in criminal justice proceedings risks discriminating against disabled defendants leaving them open to serious miscarriages of justice, according to disability and criminal justice charities. Video and audio link hearings were widely used during the Covid-19 pandemic leaving vulnerable suspects accused of the most serious crimes without face-to-face legal advice when interviewed in the police station.... Read more...

Garda Commissioner apologises to wrongly convicted man

Garda Commissioner apologises to wrongly convicted man(Posted on 13/01/22)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has apologised to a man wrongly convicted of the manslaughter of a 19-year-old woman in Co Meath in Ireland in 1971. Gardai, which is Ireland's national police service, confirmed that Mr Harris has sent a written apology to Martin Conmey, who was one of three men wrongly accused of killing Una Lynskey. The teenager disappeared near Ratoath 50 years ago. Mr Conmey served three years in prison in 1972 following... Read more...

Ex-police officer's 2004 murder conviction overturned

(Posted on 22/12/21)

A former police officer who spent more than 17 years in prison after being convicted of killing his pregnant partner has been freed after being found not guilty at a retrial. Gary Walker, now 57, was sentenced to life imprisonment in October 2004 for murdering Audra Bancroft at their home near Burton upon Trent. After a retrial at Warwick crown court, Mr Justice Holgate QC agreed with a submission by Walker’s barrister, David Emanuel QC, that... Read more...

Man wrongly convicted in killing of Malcolm X seeks millions

Man wrongly convicted in killing of Malcolm X seeks millions(Posted on 16/12/21)

Muhammad Aziz, one of two men exonerated last month in the killing of Malcom X, filed a civil claim on Tuesday against New York state, seeking $20 million in damages. Aziz cited "more than 55 years living with the hardship and indignity attendant to being unjustly branded as a convicted murderer of one of the most important civil rights leaders in history" in a statement released by his attorneys at The David B. Shanies Law Office... Read more...

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