The inevitable consequence of a criminal justice system in crisis is people being wrongfully convicted. The media has a crucial role to play in monitoring the law.
The latest decision in the Civic Creche case highlights a gap in the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s ability to look at appeals from beyond the grave.
Research into contextual bias needs to be more rigorous so recommendations can be made about its effect on forensic analysis.
Analysing the words used to place blame or give evidence can change how we see a situation.
Iwao Hakamada was tried for quadruple murder in 1966, but the evidence that convicted him is regarded with widespread scepticism.
Indigenous people are seriously questioning whether Canada is truly changing following the acquittal of the man accused of killing Colten Boushie. A Mi'kmaq lawyer explains the despair.
The long-term effects are much worse for exonerees than for guilty prisoners.
For decades, the justice system has decided to live with ropey testimonies. Could that be about to change?
If even top judges can get it wrong when it comes to domestic abuse then perhaps it’s time we all tried to better understand the nature of coercive and controlling behaviour.
Your memory of an event can be manipulated – and miscarriages of justice can follow.
Two inquests, millions of pounds, 27 years, 96 dead, one verdict: that police failures led to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, and police lies tried to cover it up.
The Birmingham Six were released after spending 17 years in prison for crimes they did not commit – there’s still work to do to stop it happening again.