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The challenges to the refusal of miscarriage compensation for the wrongfully accused

The Refusal of Miscarriage Compensation – What next

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July 4, 2015

On 12th June the  High Court rejected challenges by Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam in their miscarriage of justice test case for compensation for 24 lost years served in prison before having their convictions quashed. Victor Nealon spent 17 years in prison for attempted rape before his conviction was quashed on the basis of a DNA…. Read More ›

Miscarriage of Justice Compensation – Lawless and Fulton

In the case of Ian Lawless the Judicial Review of the Secretary of States refusal to award Ian Lawless compensation has now been stayed by agreement . This is on the basis that there is now to be a series of conjoined cases reviewed by the Admin Court and it is envisaged that Ian Lawless… Read More ›

Ian Lawless – Challenge to Miscarriage of Justice Compensation

It is confirmed that the Hearing of Ian Lawless’s challenge to the miscarriage of justice compensation scheme refusal is fixed to be heard before the Administrative Court on 8th March 2012 at the Royal Courts of Justice . Mr Lawless had his conviction for murder quashed in June 2009 following the acceptance by the Court… Read More ›