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Two men jailed 50 years ago may now be cleared

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CCRC Annual Report Published

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New! The Prison Oracle launches its CCRC Database

Fed up with searching for CCRC cases, the case details, why they were referred and the outcome of the case? Well now you don’t have to. The Prison Oracle today launches its full CCRC Database with a Referrals Database – that gives you a full list of cases and the relevant press release with case […]

CCRC: Court of Appeal – Lady in The Lake Appeal starts today

1030 – today The safety of the conviction of the late Gordon Park for the murder of his wife Carol, who disappeared in 1975 and was found by amateur divers in Coniston Water in the Lake District in 1997, is to be considered by Court of Appeal judges. The challenge against his 2005 conviction follows […]

Jeremy Bamber hopes new phone evidence will free him

Murderer Jeremy Bamber, who has spent 33 years in jail for killing his family, believes new evidence has come to light which could help free him. Bamber, 58, believes an unearthed police telephone record could help prove he did not carry out the killings at White House Farm, Essex, in which his parents Nevill and […]

Helen’s Law: What Happens When Juries Believe A Liar?

By Mark Leech Like any parent I can’t even begin to understand the heartache of Marie McCourt, the mother of Helen McCourt, who has no idea where her daughter’s body is located because the person convicted of her murder, Ian Simms, refuses to say – insisting he is innocent of the crime. Now, under new […]

CCRC “Further investigation needed” in Ched Evans Rape Appeal Application

The panel assessing Ched Evans’ latest attempt to have his rape conviction overturned have said further investigation is needed before they can announce a decision. A committee of three commissioners from the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) met on Tuesday to discuss the former Wales and Sheffield United footballer’s case. They could have decided whether […]