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Tag: miscarriage compensation

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 ›

Dangerous Dogs , Anti Social Behaviour and Miscarriage of Justice

Amongst the distraction of PCT and Save UK Justice campaigning, it is important that as lawyers working to preserve the Rule of Law, we must not take our eye off developments in the law, particularly in what seems an opportune time for the government to perform the legislative equivalent of burying bad news. We have… Read More ›

Fighting for Miscarriage Compensation to Continue as Divisional Court refuses 4 out of 5 cases

  Beatson LJ and Irwin J delivering the decision of the Divisional Court on the challenges of Claimants to the refusal of the Secretary of State for compensation have disappointed 4 out of the 5 Claimants, including Barry George, with only Ian Lawless succeeding in his challenge.   In our last article we articulated the… Read More ›