From the Wrongful Convictions Blog: International Innocence Round-up, December 10, 2012
New Zealand Justice Minister Judith Collins has ordered a second review of the compensation claim of David Bain after the first independent review delivered “
a recommendation she [Mrs Collins] doesn’t agree with, or at least has concerns about.
” Bain is seeking up to $2 million in compensation after serving more than 13 years of a life sentence for the murder of his family before being exonerated.
The Irish Court of Criminal Appeal has
granted an application
by Joe O’Reilly for legal aid to pursue his claim of a miscarriage of justice in his conviction of murdering his wife, Rachel.
Can the Japanese Constitution’s promise of protection against double jeopardy be meaningful when the Japanese Supreme Court has ruled that
prosecutors have the right to appeal an acquittal
The Singapore High Court has ordered a review of a man’s rape conviction based on medical evidence that
he was suffering from erectile dysfunction at the time
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