News archive: March 2015

  • Posted on March 25, 2015
    The Justice Committee has today published its striking report into the failings of the CCRC and the approach of both the Commission and the Court of Appeal to miscarriages of justice . The Committee has called for a review by the Law Commission into the grounds for quashing a conviction and if change is recommended by implication the CCRC test for referral .

    The Committee received extensive evidence as well as hearing oral evidence from a number of Lawyers , academics , ministers and the CCRC . Mark Newby from QualitySolicitors Jordans was one of those giving evidence .
  • Posted on March 24, 2015
    The recent case of R (NM & NE) v Birmingham Magistrates’ Court [2015] EWHC 688 (Admin) has provided helpful guidance on Sex Offender Notification Reviews.
  • Posted on March 12, 2015
    Mark Newby from QS Jordans writes on the current challenge to the Government over miscarriage compensation which has now been given a 2 day hearing commencing on 12th May 2015 in London
  • Posted on March 9, 2015
    Anna O’Mara, Associate at QS Jordans, examines the new laws that were introduced on the 2nd March 2015 establishing legal limits for the levels of sixteen intoxicating substances.

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