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Not guilty but still punished – report

By Rebecca Dillon / March 30, 2015

We have recently commissioned Professor Anne Power and Dr Bert Provan at the London School of Economics (LSE) to report on the housing challenges faced by many victims of Miscarriages of Justice. The report, to be presented to minsters following the general election, will call for policy and operational change in the treatment of individuals…

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Getting it wrong and admitting it – can the Government do the same?

By Rebecca Dillon / April 17, 2014

Commonweal’s Chief Executive Ashley Horsey discusses the challenges faced by the Libra project, designed to support miscarriages of Justice victims.  Imagine serving a lengthy prison sentence for a crime you didn’t commit. Then envision what it would feel like, if after years of struggle and appeals, to finally have your conviction quashed because you are innocent. Only to find you are left alone to fend for yourself on…

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