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In the last three years, more than 100 miscarriages of justice have been quashed following CCRC referrals
The first step in challenging a conviction or sentence is typically applying directly to the Appeal Courts. If that has been unsuccessful (or if you pleaded guilty in a Magistrates' Court), you can apply for a CCRC review of your case.
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Topic: Legal Aid

CCRC releases response to Independent Criminal Legal Aid review: ‘improving the availability and delivery of high-quality legal advice is important for potential applicants’

Following its recent response to the University of Sussex report on legal aid, the CCRC has also fed into the consultation on the same topic – led by the Independent Criminal Legal Aid Review (ICLAR).

Criminal Cases Review Commission says ‘urgent improvements needed in legal aid funding’ in response to University of Sussex research report

After the University of Sussex published its findings into legal aid last month, the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) today shared its official response to the recommendations made.

Spotlight on legal aid in commissioned report published by Sussex University

An insightful report: “The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Legal Aid and Legal Representatives,” has been published by Sussex University, after the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) called for research exploring the effects of legal aid changes on applications made to the CCRC.