Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

Tag: appeals

Joint Enterprise – Where Next ?

Today the Supreme Court rectified a major injustice which has led to many  people arguably being wrongfully convicted based upon the law of joint enterprise . The decision in R v Jogee https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2015-0015-judgment.pdf confronts a major issue which has faced those representing individuals accused of murder on the basis that a co-accused took an act capable of… Read More ›

Wrongfully Accused – The Justice Gap Debate – Manchester

On 27th June there will be a debate concerning the Wrongfully Accused and who should be responsible for investigating miscarriages of justice . This follows on from a similar debate in London and the recent publication of Wrongly accused: Who is responsible for investigating miscarriages of justice?, part of the JusticeGap series .  A number of Panelists will be present… Read More ›

R v E – Historic Appeals Principles Still Relevant

The Decision of the Lord Chief Justice in R v F [ 2011 ] EWCA Crim 1844 had left many believing this amounted to the court restricting the interpretation of abuse applications  on the basis of delay back to the originating principles set out in AG Reference . However the post F case of R… Read More ›

Innocence Network UK Conference – Mark Newby to Speak

On 26th November at Norton Rose in London – Mark Newby will address the Innocence Annual Conference on the issue of Fresh Evidence and Getting it into Court of Appeal Cases . Other Speakers include Mark George QC , John Cooper QC , Dr Michael Naughton , Gabe Tan and Dr Eamonn O’Neill Mark’s address… Read More ›

CPS get dedicated appeals unit

The announcement that the CPS is setting up a dedicated Appeals unit has been welcomed by key participants in the Criminal Justice System including Master Venne Registrar of Criminal Appeals – it clearly should be if it achieves what has been missing – consistency of approach . Experience has been that CPS offices around the… Read More ›