The biggest trial of police officers in British legal history collapsed after a judge ruled that they could not receive a fair hearing. Eight former police officers and two civilians had been accused of fabricating evidence leading to the wrongful imprisonment of the ‘Cardiff Three’, jailed for the murder of Lynette White, who worked as a prostitute in the docks area.
You can read Matt Evans on the continuing saga of a scandalous miscarriage of justice HERE.
Author: Jon Robins
Jon is editor of the Justice Gap. He is a freelance journalist. Jon’s books include The First Miscarriage of Justice (Waterside Press, 2014), The Justice Gap (LAG, 2009) and People Power (Daily Telegraph/LawPack, 2008). Jon is a journalism lecturer at Winchester University and a visiting senior fellow in access to justice at the University of Lincoln. He is twice winner of the Bar Council’s journalism award (2015 and 2005) and is shortlisted for this year’s Criminal Justice Alliance’s journalism award