Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

Tag: judicial review

The Refusal of Miscarriage Compensation – What next

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 ›

New Sex Offenders Notification Requirements – Better Safe Guarding or An Invasion of Privacy

This is the question now facing the Divisional Court following Mr Justice Hickingbottom giving permission to bring a challenge to the government over the new provisions which came into force over the summer. The case will now be heard in July . This article originally appeared on The Justice Gap .  The new regulations provide for a… Read More ›

Challenge to New Sex Offenders Registration Regulations

QualitySolicitors Jordans have today filed a Challenge with the Administrative Court over the new Sex Offenders Notification Regulations which came into force on 13th August 2012. The particular challenge arises over Regulation 12 which requires those concerned to produce all details of their Bank Accounts and Credit Cards. In the absence of any real evidence… Read More ›