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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 […]

Jordan Cunliffe fails in judicial CCRC and tariff reviews

One of the killers of Garry Newlove – who was kicked to death outside his home after confronting vandals – has lost a High Court action in his fight to have his conviction overturned. Leading judges rejected a challenge by Jordan Cunliffe against a decision by the independent body, which investigates possible miscarriages of justice, […]

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 […]

Alan Charlton ‘body in carpet’ conviction sent to appeal

A man convicted of murdering a Cardiff teenager whose remains were found wrapped in carpet 25 years ago has had his case sent to the Court of Appeal. Alan Charlton is serving a life sentence for killing 15-year-old Karen Price, who disappeared from a children’s home in 1981. He was convicted in 1991 and an […]