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‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ book launch report

‘I might be out of prison but I’m not free,’ Eddie Gilfoyle told a meeting in the House of Commons this week. The now 55-year old man was jailed for life in 1993 for the murder of his eight-and-a-half months’ pregnant wife and has been protesting his innocence for more than a quarter of a century. Speaking at the launch of a new book by Justice Gap editor Jon Robins,

Losing its appeal? 20 years of the CCRC

Losing its appeal? 20 years of the CCRC It is 20 years since the Criminal Cases Review Commission began its work investigating wrongful convictions. Paddy Hill was one of the Birmingham Six whose convictions for the murder of 21 people in the 1974 pub bombings were overturned in 1991. The day that the six men walked out of the Old Bailey, the Government announced a royal commission that ultimately led