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CCRC refers fourth “Stockwell Six” conviction to Court of Appeal

The Criminal Cases Review Commission (“CCRC”) has today referred Mr Texo Johnson’s 1972 conviction for assault with intent to rob to the Court of Appeal.

CCRC ‘delighted’ that member of the ‘Stockwell Six’ found following appeal

The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) has managed to trace a missing member of ‘The Stockwell Six’ after launching a recent appeal to find two more men they believe were also wrongly convicted.

CCRC in urgent appeal to find ‘Stockwell Six’ pair wrongly convicted after three more convictions quashed

Today, three more men finally had their names cleared as the Court of Appeal quashed their convictions after they were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the word of a detective with the British Transport Police who was later found to be corrupt.

CCRC in urgent appeal to find ‘Stockwell Six’ pair wrongly convicted after three more convictions quashed

Today, three more men finally had their names cleared as the Court of Appeal quashed their convictions after they were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the word of a detective with the British Transport Police who was later found to be corrupt.

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.

CCRC releases official response to the Westminster Commission report

The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) has today published its response to the Westminster Commission’s report: “In the Interests of Justice – An inquiry into the Criminal Cases Review Commission”.

Three new Commissioners appointed to the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Three new Commissioners have been appointed to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC).

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.

Chairman Helen Pitcher reappointed for a second term with the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC)

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed the reappointment of Helen Pitcher in her role as Chairman at the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) – the independent body responsible for investigating possible miscarriages of justice.

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