On 30th March 2012 there will be a symposium of the future of the Criminal Cases Review Commission in the light of sustained and credible criticism of the Commission and its performance . This will be a constructive debate engaging key speakers to see how the Commission is performing , its difficulties and the way forward .
Speakers include : Paddy Hill (Birmingham Six)
Chris Mullin (Ex-MP)
Bruce Kent (Chair, Progressing Prisoners Maintaining Innocence)
Dr Michael Naughton (Founder and Chair, Innocence Network UK)
Gabe Tan (Executive Director, Innocence Network UK)
Russ Spring (West Midlands Against Injustice)
Mark George QC (Garden Court North)
Mark Newby (Solicitor Advocate, Jordans Solicitors)
Professor Michael Zander QC (Emeritus Professor, LSE and Member of the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice)
Laurie Elks (Ex-Commissioner of the Criminal Cases Review Commission)
David Jessel (Ex-Commissioner of the Criminal Cases Review Commission)
Professor Richard Nobles (Queen Mary University, London)
Dr Eamonn O’Neill (Investigative Journalist, University of Strathclyde)
Mark Newby is delighted to join this impressive list of speakers to debate these important issues .