Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

Tag: dna

Is there a case for compelling the Crown to undertake Speculative DNA Searches

In the case of Victor Nealon , the appellant can show that the DNA on the complainants clothing relates to an unknown male and not him . Yet despite this the Crown  declined to assist the defence by carrying out a DNA Search to identify the unknown male . Bearing in mind the Crown also… Read More ›

Victor Nealon – 14 Years to find out it was not your DNA

Fresh Enquiry Exposes Failings   Over 14 years ago Victor Nealon was convicted of the attempted rape of a complainant , the crown relying on identification evidence and ostensibly linking the       appellant to being a man with a “bump” on his head . The Court was advised there was no forensic evidence ,… Read More ›